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BBC – Earth News – Monkeys ‘display self-doubt’ like humans.

The link between self-doubt and  self-awareness and human cognition is a fascinating theme – and the evidence that these Old World monkeys have some awareness of the limitations of their own thought processes is richly suggestive.

Here’s one thought or suggestion: does the lack of self doubt and self-awareness in the world’s dictators  – think  Mugabe, Mubarak, Gaddafi, Ben Ali and others – mean that these men (they are all men) are less human than monkeys?

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