@Phil224 said in #15:
> that's not an animal...
It is now.
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@hx0 said in #20:
> i’m pretty sure viruses aren’t living organisms. and even if they were, they wouldn’t be classified as ‘animals’ as ‘animals’ are a group of living things and not a usable word to describe all of them (plants, fungi, bacteria, etc). your argument is not wrong, but it is also not what is wrong with his statement. using the correct terms to describe his ‘animals=viruses’, you are saying that ‘living organisms are animals, so are viruses. so animals=viruses?’ <- as you can see, the statements ‘living organisms are animals’ and ‘so are viruses’ are wrong. the main problem with this 3 part sentence is not that the ‘animals=viruses’ part is incorrect, is is that the statements in the body of the text themselves are already false. your correction is one of the reasons on the list that he is wrong, but it is near the end of the list. even if he used the correct terms (terms, not correct reasoning), it would still be ‘viruses are animals’ with the terms switched and an ‘are’ for the ‘=‘. here, your argument would be pointless. let us use your example as an example:
> read the following - C++ is a programming language, so is Java. so C++ is Java?
> if you compare this with the writer of the original text, you would come to a conclusion that your ‘is’ is not, or does not envelop or represent the same meaning as his ‘are’. even so, this is simply pointless reasoning on both our parts, and we should simply let them think what they want.
He didn't say viruses are animals and living beings are animals, he said animals are living beings and viruses are living beings.
Fungi and bacteria I think are classified as living organisms though. Don't know about virus. Does having DNA / RNA classify you as one I think there are other requirements so maybe his initial sentences were also wrong.
@SD_2709 said in #24:
> He didn't say viruses are animals and living beings are animals, he said animals are living beings and viruses are living beings.
> Fungi and bacteria I think are classified as living organisms though. Don't know about virus. Does having DNA / RNA classify you as one I think there are other requirements so maybe his initial sentences were also wrong
He said animals=viruses. Means animals are equal to viruses. He uses ‘animals’ instead of ‘living beings’ which is incorrect. Fungi and bacteria are living organisms, but viruses are NOT. They can only reproduce.
Either way, he is wrong.
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