Agency

When You Understand THE BIG THING

When You Understand THE BIG THING

When it comes to animal communication there’s a couple of pipe dreams floating in the air:

  1. All animals are waiting with bated breath to have the chance to talk to us and share their message for our benefit

  2. That learning to talk to the animals happens because of a single grand gesture on the human’s part

But is that all what it’s cracked up to be?

Traps Into Which We Fall

Traps Into Which We Fall

In attempting to build right relationship with the animals we need to be aware of traps we can unwittingly fall into. While our intent may be to come from a place of right relationship, the impact of that intent may be harmful, even crippling and demeaning to the animals. This is because of the way we’ve been socialized to be human-centric. 

Anthropomorphism or Agency?

Anthropomorphism or Agency?

I find it only natural that animals relay their requests and needs, desires and wants to us. When we accept this connection, we are becoming more in sync with the Circle of Life and becoming more at one with all that is around us. In other words, we are beginning to develop an animistic relationship with those whom we share this physical reality……