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Birds Are Not Free

Neither are you — unless you are a parasite

Seeing a bird soaring in a clear blue sky, riding thermals, it is easy to see how the phrase ‘as free as a bird’ was born. But the reality is that the bird is not engaged in the pursuit of pleasure. That bird, seemingly floating effortlessly in the air, is actually working.



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Frank Parker

Frank is a retired Engineer from England now living in Ireland. He is trying to learn and share the lessons of history.