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    Hi, all teachers out there!


    I am wondering what the above phrase actually means ....... i.e.

    a) Humans are far more evolved than animals.

    b) I should tell her I don't like her new hairdo? I am way more evolved than that.

    Your assistance in explaining the above would be greatly appreciated.

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    Default Re: more evolved than that

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurt View Post
    Hi, all teachers out there!


    I am wondering what the above phrase actually means ....... i.e.

    a) Humans are far more evolved than animals.

    b) I should tell her I don't like her new hairdo? I am way more evolved than that.

    Your assistance in explaining the above would be greatly appreciated.
    In the first, "evolved" is being used in a Darwinian sense. This involves evolution over thousands of years. [From a biological standpoint, it is a silly sentence for a number of reasons, including that humans are animals.]

    In the second "evolved" is being used to describe a level of personal development -- in this case, the development of tact.

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