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Old 06-15-2011, 07:26 AM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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Besides bee's and ant's, what other species, benefits from a collective effort.

Why do bee's and ant's make it, but others can't?
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:28 AM
 
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Any species can do it, but only in small groups.
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:28 AM
 
Location: St. Joseph Area
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Besides bee's and ant's, what other species, benefits from a collective effort
Humans. Not quite to the level of bees and ants, but, being social creatures, we are able to benefit from working together.
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:46 AM
 
Location: Littleton, CO
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Besides bee's and ant's, what other species, benefits from a collective effort.

Why do bee's and ant's make it, but others can't?
All social animals. To include humans.
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:49 AM
 
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Humans wouldn't have formed social groups and later, large societies, if there were no benefit. We'd be a species of hermit nuclear families, hunting and gathering for our own sustenance, with little technology to speak of, and a life expectancy of about 30.
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:52 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Besides bee's and ant's, what other species, benefits from a collective effort.
Why go that far? Look at self. Do you not benefit from being a part of a society? Would you be better off living on a remote island by yourself?
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Old 06-15-2011, 07:59 AM
 
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Bee's and ant's have MINDLESS drones... they are the purest form of socialism... they exist only to benefit the collective with the queen on top of course... social animals have two parts, a private life and a social life... the liberals want to eliminate the private life because its "selfish" of you... I think human liberals are the only animals that do something like that to their own people... ironically it is a step closer to being ants and bees...
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:01 AM
 
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Besides bee's and ant's, what other species, benefits from a collective effort.

Why do bee's and ant's make it, but others can't?
A lot biologists say that ant colonies should be viewed as a single organism from an evolutionary point of view as opposed to a collective. Keep in mind that the vast majority of ants, bees, and social wasps are the sterile offspring of a queen who's sole role is to breed.
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:02 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Bee's and ant's have MINDLESS drones... they are the purest form of socialism... they exist only to benefit the collective with the queen on top of course... social animals have two parts, a private life and a social life... the liberals want to eliminate the private life because its "selfish" of you... I think human liberals are the only animals that do something like that to their own people... ironically it is a step closer to being ants and bees...
So it takes a liberal to tell gays that they have it wrong.
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:08 AM
 
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So it takes a liberal to tell gays that they have it wrong.
Conservatives are no exception however they also do want to preserve your private life in general... liberals on the otherhand do not, in general...
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