Thursday, November 14, 2013

Bird Questions - Reprise

I have noticed this before. There are things about human society which baffle the others on the planet. That is the best they can do. Straight lines do them in, at least some of them, as in the story of the chicken who is hypnotized when aligned with a straight line drawn away from it, beak down. Wiki says: The first known written reference for this method came in 1646, in Mirabile Experimentum de Imaginatione Gallinae by Athanasius Kircher in Rome.

Domestic cats consider inside and outside the house all the same territory for them and much prefer doors to remain open. I have been sure at times that a cat who lived with me would want to "go out" some of the time just to know they could. Cats no doubt hate having to rely on two footed clods to get what they want.

The small birds don't want to come in the house but it is obvious that they cannot see the glass in the windows. I believe that is not so much a matter of the eye as it is the brain. Bird brains tell birds there are no such things as closed transparent openings. If it's transparent, it's open. That's what a bird's brain says.

Bird Questions

He came and asked me
what's with the glass? He sometimes
forgets it's there. It's
against nature, he
says adamant and angry, but then
he admits we are
better off inside
where we do so much less harm
than we otherwise

March 30, 2009 12:36 PM
First Post, February 8, 2010

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