At today’s talk I was sort of enthralled with animals. This is because a skunk’s smell woke me up abruptly this morning, and also because there are a mess of hummingbirds fighting outside my window. Here’s just a few of the braver hummies today (note the mature male coming in to fight).

My point was that humans tend to think we’re the apex of evolution, when animals are better at a lot of things we tend to think only we’re good at, like deep emotions and problem-solving, and even appreciating good music!

Snowball Channels Freddy Mercury

Seven Creatures with Skills that Easily Beat Humans

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Going Forth: A Buddhist Model for Retirement and Beyond



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