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Old 12-14-2016, 08:51 AM
Darren Garrison Darren Garrison is offline
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
How is it made apparent? Every sign of love that humans show, dogs show, too. If we're willing, based on those signs, to conclude that humans "really" love, then we should conclude that dogs do, too.
If you accept that premise, then there is are logical consequences. Either "really loving" evolved (at least) twice independently, or the common ancestor of humans and dogs (along with all descendants of that ancestor) "really loved." That common ancestor lived around 90 to 100 million years ago. So you would need to accept that at least the blue group and the green group "really love."

Chew on that.