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Welcome to Our New Spider Overlords

Apparently a new species of spider has been discovered that makes its own spider-like decoys. I’m no scientist (shocking, I know), but if a spider is making a decoy spider out of twigs and leaves, doesn’t that mean it has self-consciousness? It has to know what it looks like, and that it sits in a web, and has to know how to create what can only be considered art. Or, could it do all this without any self-awareness (much like the liberal media operates every day)? If spiders are self-conscious, then we’ve got serious problems that make the fiscal cliff seem like ants at a picnic.


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