Two fallacies in comparisons between humans and non-humans
Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy (HSISP)
The hypothesis that humans are superior to non-humans by virtue of higher cognitive powers is often supported by two recurrent fallacies: (1) that any competence shown by humans but not by our closest living relatives (apes) must be unique to humans; and (2) that grades of intelligence can be inferred from behavior without regard to motivational structures.
Human cultural traditions , Human behaviour , Non-human , Superiority , Cognition and perception
Ross, D., 2018. Two fallacies in comparisons between humans and non-humans. Animal Sentience, 3(23), (13).