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Who says animals are not conscious of the fact that they will die? Have you asked them?

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The doubt is because of the experience that there is always something to know further….. so why not choose ignorance ?
But consciousness is something that is a fulfillment in itself, not leaving things halfway…. and, there is no other way to be, except being ‘fully’ conscious, what ever it takes !

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Both. It is bad. It makes us destructive, even to ourselves. But it also gives us human nature, which, in a certain light, is amazing and unique to us. We experiance the greatest of the great and the worst of te worst.

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Funny, you’re worried about the morality of consciousness,
but me– I’m lead to think about the morality of euthanasia by your question. Isn’t the human mind something?

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I think consciousness is probably a good thing. I mean without thinking, it’s not much of an existence is it? I think animals are aware of their own mortality. They know to defend themselves. They know to eat to survive. They have to deal with it when those around them die…They may not think & reason the way that we do (we certainly wouldn’t know if they did since we don’t speak their language). I know that they dream because I’ve seen the way they move during sleep. I know they remember because there have been animals I haven’t seen… Read more »