“Humans think they are smarter than dolphins because we build cars and buildings and start wars, etc., and all that dolphins do is swim in the water, eat fish and play around. Dolphins believe that they are smarter for exactly the same reasons. Douglas Adams, English author, humorist, satirist and dramatist (1952–2001) I am with MORE >

Moral Progress

My own experience and development deepen every day with my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.” George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), English novelist and poet (1819-1880) Indeed, civilization is based on empathy.