@DocDivakar: @Max: Correct me if I am wrong, I thought you would be excited at the prospect of 'telepathic' rats!
Not since "the incident" -- I only just got rid of the last bunch -- and it has to be said that the idea of arming them with 1W lasers probably wasn't as well thought out as it could have been (there's an experiment I won't be performing again :-)
@Max: Correct me if I am wrong, I thought you would be excited at the prospect of 'telepathic' rats!
@Caleb: I see where you are going with that scary thought of yours! The collective intelligence of rats may one day surpass that of a 'bright' human being! Reminds me albeit tangentially of a well-known Einstein quote -I am paraphrasing here: that there are only two things that are infinite, one, the universe and the other, human stupidity. Einstein wasn't so sure about the first one!
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