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If it were possible to successfully transplant our brain into say a rabbit, a mouse, or a duck

"From my perspective, all life-matter is identical regardless of the size or complexity of the species. What distinguishes one species from another is not their life-matter, but rather, the size or complexity of the physical body their life-matter happens to reside in.


As such, and in theory, if it were possible to successfully transplant our brain into say a rabbit, a mouse, or a duck, then their behavior would become similar to that of humans. It would resemble the behavior of such animated cartoon characters as Bugs Bunny, Speedy Gonzales, and Daffy Duck. By the same token, if it was possible to transplant a rabbit’s brain into a human, the human would behave like a rabbit."


Yet another quote from my book.