In the beginning of things men were animals and animals men. ~ Algonquin saying

"For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much — the wheel, New York, wars and so on — whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man — for precisely the same reasons." ~ The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Geyserville, CA: 100 Birds Dead on Ground

Another news item of dead birds; this time from California. One on-line news mini report on this event I read ended with something close to the following comment: "Scientists say bird deaths like this (and fish kills, etc.) are common, and there's no connection between them." We see this in most all the reports; disclaimers emphasizing there's no connection, it's just coincidence, deaths like this happen all the time, humans are pattern seeking beings and so we're just noticing them now because it's been reported in the media. I'm not suggesting we panic, and I'm certainly not buying into a Christian end of days scenarios, but I do think that to deny there's a connection means one is terribly naive, or, obtuse as hell.

Just today, at work, as I was walking outside on the large field, I thought of the recent events of so many strange bird falls, and how it seems, finally, to be over. A few minutes I go inside, go on-line, and come across the Geyserville story:

Sonoma County mystery: What killed 100 birds near Geyserville? |

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