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remember that blind date?

By Diogenes (articles ) | Apr 24, 2007

Have you ever wondered-- perhaps not altogether kindly-- what happened to your college classmate, who fixed you with Blind Date from Hell? I think I know.

A group called Animal Defenders International has brought suit in European court, hoping for a ban on experiments using apes as subjects.

Expert statements from primatologists and professors of law in the case argue that chimps can biologically be considered as humans...

So now the remaining question is: Did your classmate become a primatologist or a law prof?

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  • Posted by: - Apr. 26, 2007 10:36 AM ET USA

    Laity, if one can take your comments to their logical conclusion, Pope Benedict XVI and the Catholic Church as a whole is hate-filled. One of the Pope's lesser used titles is "Primate of Italy" but it now takes on an entirely new meaning!

  • Posted by: - Apr. 24, 2007 11:11 PM ET USA

    Now if we can just convince the lawyers and primatoligists that unborn babies are biologically chimps, maybe they'll be protected too.

  • Posted by: - Apr. 24, 2007 12:33 PM ET USA

    Primatologist or law prof? Neither. My classmates are all primates. And they are sick of being discriminated against due to their race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or anthropological branch. Homo sapiens are so hate-filled! I think the Geico commercials make this plainly obvious.

  • Posted by: - Apr. 24, 2007 12:08 PM ET USA

    I have no objection to chimps being considered humans. After all, we consider chumps human. As a matter of fact can chimps do any worse as chumps than liberal politicians, academics, corporate spokesmen, news announcers and reporters who now serve in those occupations. Moreover, this provides whole new turf for our chumps to create new hate laws against chimps. Perhaps, his Lightness Senator Obama and her Excellent Malevolence, Senator Clinton could join in creating these laws

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