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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 6
02-12-2010, 03:38 AM
Originally Posted by Ozymandius View Post
Well humanity believed (and some still do) that we were the only sentient species in our universe, yet that did not stop us from naming ourselves.
I said 'life'. Not sentience. In a universe of just your species, with no plants to name, no animals to identify, and no reason to compare yourselves with anything else, there would be no need for self-reference.