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Anyway, viruses seem so clearly to be living things that any definition of life which would exclude viruses is a bad definition of life. Any definition of life needs to be broad enough to include both eukaryotes and viruses.

Vikky Storm πŸ‘»πŸ”«πŸ€ πŸ₯€πŸ•ŠοΈ @deathpigeon

That tweet was a hot take, but wait until you hear this: I think Von Neumann probes would constitute as alive.

*Takes a look at the discourse.* Ok, here's a question: Are Von Neumann probes socialist?