i mean, i know i was being trolled. what i still don't know is whether he's serious about it anyway.
@earthtopus i believe the appropriately calibrated response here is "that's what they WANT you to think", but i'm not quite as tuned into this way of thinking as my friend
@brennen I've spent enough time around academics to disbelieve in an entire field's ability to keep a secret that big
@brennen birds do have little compasses in their heads, so I don't think it's out of the question that electromagnetic radiation could be sense-able (sensible?) by electrical circuits in a living organism.
@eqe yeah, and apparently this is a thing:
the weak version of the ants-have-tiny-radios hypothesis (some animals can sense EM in various ways) seems pretty reasonable.
the strong version... well. i will be pretty surprised if ants turn out to have tiny radios and nobody knew about it this whole time.
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