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This is How You Create Your Reality – Observe a New Outcome with a New Mind

This is How You Create Your Reality – Observe a New Outcome with a New Mind

access_time May 30, 2015

Quite simply, our routine, known thoughts and feelings perpetuate the same state of being, which creates the same behaviors, and

An Underwater Art Museum, Teeming with Life

An Underwater Art Museum, Teeming with Life

access_time January 29, 2016

Description: (11 minutes) “For sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, the ocean is more than a muse — it’s an exhibition space

The Sheeple Need to WAKE UP! – DAVID ICKE

The Sheeple Need to WAKE UP! – DAVID ICKE

access_time June 25, 2015

DAVID ICKE – The Sheeple Need to WAKE UP! When will the people stand up in great enough numbers to

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Do Animals Have Feelings? This Baby Elephant Cried For 5 Hours After His Mother Rejected Him

Do Animals Have Feelings? This Baby Elephant Cried For 5 Hours After His Mother Rejected Him

access_time November 5, 2015 chat_bubble_outline 1 comment

“Humans aren’t as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth.” Neil deGrasse Tyson

Tyson, in my opinion, has it right. We don’t do nearly as good of a job of empathizing with ours, animals or humans. For animals in particular, we regard them as tools for us, things for our pleasure and use. We justify it by saying that they don’t have feelings, that they don’t have thoughts, and that they don’t perceive the world with the clarity that we do.

One elephant calf challenges some of those assertions.

When Zhuangzhuang was born, he was rejected by his mother. His keepers reacted in horror as the mother nearly stamped him to death almost immediately after he was born. They thought it was an accident at first. He was removed and his wounds treated, but when he was reintroduced, the mother attacked him again.

Fortunately, after some time, the calf snapped out of it and is living a happy, healthy life these days. Good news.

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  1. Alex
    November 19, 10:13 Alex

    They clearly do, but we ignore them, eat them, abuse them, torture them for centuries.We forget that they are here with us and not for us.

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