There, he thought, was the most contemptible representative of the species.
His particular distinction from all other living species is the necessity to act in the face of alternatives by means of volitional choice.
Then this country will once more become a sanctuary for a vanishing species: the rational being.
The fourth, their leader, was a frail civilian with an expensive overcoat, a neat mustache, pale blue eyes and the manner of an intellectual of the public-relations species.
He thought of all the living species that train their young in the art of survival, the cats who teach their kittens to hunt, the birds who spend such strident effort on teaching their fledglings to fly-yet man, whose tool of survival is the mind, does not merely fail to teach