Also, as bacteria seem to be the first life form that we consider life, and considering how much a part of being human is actually the bacteria in and on us… we could very well just be voiceboxes and bodies for societies of bacteria.
Keeps me humble when I think that way. Also gives me an excuse. “Oh that wasn’t me talking, that was my bacterial overlords controlling me”. Not that I would use that excuse, but I’d like to sometime