Our Relationship To Other Animals Improves When We Remember Our Belonging

We can’t do Planet Earth without them!

Christyl Rivers, Phd.
Age of Awareness

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Photo by Maurits Bausenhart on Unsplash

The necessity of life for life

It’s important to remember that all life is connected.

When we think about climate disasters, food, social justice, politics, fuel, and more, we have to remember the animals.

All people have a natural attraction to non-human animals. Unfortunately for the animals, this leads to much death, habitat destruction, and even extinction.

We love animals. We borrow their prowess and ability to represent our human teams because we crave all of this. Most athletic team names, and even a great number of school names, are borrowed from our fascination and regard for animals. Then, there are the playful names for groups, clubs, assemblies and more. Such as Lions Club, or Moose lodge.

Mascots are one thing, but think also of product names, phrases for description in everyday language: is he a fat cat? Is she a vixen? Who is bullish, and who is sheepish? We use these idioms and descriptions naturally, but the core commonality is our undeniable attraction to the animal kingdom.

We have always loved, but also envied, animals.

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Christyl Rivers, Phd.
Age of Awareness

Ecopsychologist, Writer, Farmer, Defender of reality, and Cat Castle Custodian.