credulous animals

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10.1.16 ~ alpaca portrait ~ Museum of Life & Science, Durham, North Carolina

If I wanted a one-sentence definition of human beings, this would do: humans are the animals that believe the stories they tell about themselves. Humans are credulous animals.
~ Mark Rowlands
(The Philosopher & The Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death & Happiness)

2 thoughts on “credulous animals”

    1. He seemed very charming. 🙂 For some reason the alpacas that day reminded us of the characters in Dr. Seuss books. 🙂

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