Animal Sentience

If I Could Talk To the Animals

I love it when a plan comes together. I love it when science catches up to my childhood ideals. It’s getting more and more difficult for anyone to use the catch all dismissal that human are ‘anthropomorphizing plants and animals.’ Trees communicate. They make sounds. Mushrooms have 50 words in their vocabulary. Dolphins have names for themselves. Koko spoke sign language, and used abstractions beyond any previous belief that animals could do so. Recently, science says fish can do math and hold abstraction. Octopuses have cities, and they are much…

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I am a father, a counselor, and have been fortunate enough to have traveled the world. I enjoy writing, exploring consciousness, and listening to others.

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John Ege

John Ege

I am a father, a counselor, and have been fortunate enough to have traveled the world. I enjoy writing, exploring consciousness, and listening to others.

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