posted on Sep, 21 2012 @ 06:50 AM
We will look back on Jane Goodall as a pioneer and among the first scientists to look at animals as capable of depth of feeling like ourselves. I
like what you have to say. We have operated from a position of arrogant superiority, and based on this assumption, we have been blind.
We are beginning to wake up, and look at animals, birds, reptiles and yes even insects in new ways. Native Americans believed these creatures were
their brothers. The idea was to be in relationship. Did not mean some animals were not food, they were, but permission was asked first, and the
animal chose to sacrifice themselves. Gratitude was expressed for this gift. Honor was given along with thanks. This is hard for some to wrap their
I ask the birds in my yard, to keep bugs away from my house. I ask a family of crows in my area to look out for me. In return I use no poisons or
chemicals on my lawn. I ask spiders to leave if I see them, I give them time to do so, and if they do not, they die. lol. I welcome snakes that are
nonpoisonous because they keep the poisonous ones away. I talk to the life around me, I tell it how beautiful it is, I bless it, I wish it the things
that fulfill it. Healthy babies, play, love, plenty of food and fair weather. I warn it of coming storms, of men who are going on killing sprees, of
possible dangers. I provide habitat spaces. I try to live in relationship, in respect. It is working for me.