Let's answer the birds' invitation, stepping outside to give them the simple gift of our attention. Listen. Wonder. Belong.
David George Haskell

Listening to the Language of the Birds

Listening to the Language of the Birds

Jun 21, 2021-- "When bird language entered my life, I felt that a new sense had been grafted into me. Bird voices opened a fresh dimension of sensory experience. This expansion drew me into stories of my home in unexpected ways, revealing ecological rhythms and connections, stimulating my curiosity, and suffusing me with a sense of belonging. The practice of listening to other species is the original 'augmented reality.' In opening our minds to the language of species, we experience connection and meaning that far transcend anything offered by electronic simulacra." David George Haskell shares five potent doorways into the language of the birds. (4382 reads)


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