They're the only species who creates art.
In a message dated 4/13/2006 10:08:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
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On  Wednesday, April 12, 2006 3:36 PM -0700 Dunja Seselja  
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> Um, how do you mean the  other kinds...?


Well, if you can have a  question which may only provoke thought, there 
must be other kinds of  questions, right? What do they do?

My Eliot professor liked to  remark that man is the only being who is a 
question unto himself (maybe he  said "human beings," but he definitely 
cringed at "humans"). The point  being that for us human beings, our 
existence puts our being in question.  "Why? Wherefore? What is our ultimate 

So questions are  very interesting. At a minimum, I'm thinking, a question 
provokes thought.  What else do they do?

Ken A.