Reason No. 3,598,422 why creation amazes me.
The New Caledonian crow has cognitive abilities, can use tools or even create tools, solve problems to achieve a goal such as a morsel of food.
If you don't believe me, I understand. So check it out for yourself. Search for a video on a crow named 007. Or click here.
The more I discover about this amazing planet on which we get to hang out for our lifetime, the more I want to care for it.
Campground rules in state parks are filled with phrases like: Leave no footprint, pick up your trash, leave it in the condition or better from how you found it.
I wish there was a program where we could all trade in our arrogance - that character flaw that convinces us that we are so superior to everyone and everything.
Our arrogance that is fed by our greed and consumption. Our arrogance that someone else will pick up our trash. We don't care where the trash goes or what it harms or kills.
I wish there was a program where we could all trade in our arrogance.
It would leave much more room to re-grow our sense of wonder.
You know, wonder....that feeling you get when you watch a crow figure out a problem faster than you could.
Deb Grant, resilient child of God, creative tinker of paper, ink, wood, shiny things, paint and words. The human amusement of a parrot and a dog.
Writer, poet, artist, human, citizen, learner, scruffy, goof.
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