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Transforming World Mind Inertia (GM7)
Our entire world society is ultimately governed by the components of consciousness, not governments, corporations or institutions. Regardless of the apparent creativity of the architectural sciences, engineering or the ideologies we create, the true...
Mind >> World Mind
The Rose
In the beginning, was simplicity. There was no rationalization, the precious gift of humanity which tears things down into self contained bits in order to make sense of things, only to find that our mental dissection has rendered experience senseless. There...
Poetry & Fable >> Fables
Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions

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A Theory of Sentience
A Theory of Sentience. Austen Clark. Oxford University Press.
Pronoun Binding and the Grammar of Sentience
to Dawkins: the Science and Implications of Animal Sentience, on the growing Trade: the Challenge of Animal Sentience, edited by J. Turner and J.
2971 J&J Animals, Trade & Ethic
Remembrance: The Unbearable Sentience of Being Digital
Remembrance: The Unbearable Sentience of Being Digital. Ragib Hasan. Department of Computer.

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Law of the land
According to one of Australia's great law reformers, recognising the sentience of farm animals is a reform which must occur. MICHAEL KIRBY, FORMER HIGH COURT JUDGE: Animals are sentient beings.
Kidney needs a miracle to avoid complete disaster
They have this amazing facility to go from sentience to insanity in a trice. They had this ability yesterday to undo reasonably good approach work in one moment of carelessness.
Mike Argento: Animals are sheeple, too
They don't complain about having to pay for supplies for their students out of their pockets or that the lawnmower dates to the Eisenhower administration or that the mystery meat has achieved sentience and has stolen the milk money.
"Are We Not (as Good as) Men?"
When SF posits sentient mammal-like aliens, it usually opts for predators high in human totem poles (Anderson's eagle-like Ythrians, Cherryh's leonine Hani).
Beware the Algore Aliens!
While non-sentient species (animal or otherwise) may also appear to act in their own self-interest, it is inappropriate to attribute intent to them because intent is presumably a property of sentience.

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Sentience - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sentience is the ability to feel, perceive or be conscious, or to have subjective experiences.
sentience - definition of sentience by the Free Online Dictionary
sen·tience (s n sh ns, -sh - ns). n. 1.
Sentience | Define Sentience at
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Sentience - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
sen·tience. noun \ˈsen(t)-sh(ē-)ən(t)s, ˈsen-tē-ən(t)s\. Definition of SENTIENCE.
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