Do spiders feel emotions? Do they feel pain? and other questions...
If they dont then why do they run and freeze and try to survive? Wouldnt they have to feel some drive of desire to make them want to survive? Surely instinct to survive comes with some kind of emotional response and then does that lead to a spider having thoughts? He thinks I like life this way I want to live and I do this and that and if I feel threatend I try to surive so I and my babies can survive to live in this glourious world of web making and flies etc.
They use their senses to detect things like how to not walk off the end of a tree branch etc and to run away from a human foot that is approaching so something must change from general feeling of spider contentment to arrrrr run must ruuuuuun!!!
Just had to ask as I have been thinking about it all day. One of those chewy thoughts that keep pestering you for an answer. So here I am pestering you for an answer…. or at least your thoughts on the matter…. I guess there is no answer…yet. As I write this there might be a couple of spiders yelling at me YES YES we can feel pain why wont they listen to us we spend all day screaming at you and all you do is ignore us then scream or try to kill us the rest of the time. If the is a spider reading this please move out of my house.
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