Goose/Geese Facts:Made for Water: As part of the waterfowl or wildfowl group, geese are made for the water. Except for the Cape Barren goose, which has adapted to be more of a landlubber, most geese have webbed feet, a streamlined body and thick plumage, which makes them extremely buoyant.
Goose Lifestyle: Geese are medium to large birds and migrate long distances from overwintering sites to breeding grounds. All geese eat a vegetarian diet, feeding on grasses, seeds and grains.
Mates for Life: Geese usually mate for life, though a small number will separate and find another mate. A smaller number of eggs are laid each season and both parents protect the nest and young, which usually results in a higher survival rate for the young geese.
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Blackbirds at Dusk, Asheville, North Carolina
TRUST ME VIEW IT LARGE ITS WAY WAY BETTER. I was having a cup of tea on the porch of the famous estate in Ashville when another miracle of nature stunned me. The birds came and went in just a few minutes but I was quick enough to get a few shots off with my camera before they came and went. Their flock behavior is a means of both self protection and self serving to help gather insect life. This North Carolina incident reminded me a bit of Van Gogh's crows at the moment it happened. Taken in the fall of the year.
When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized.
What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word -- politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit.
Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters.
Suppose that humans happen to be so constructed that they desire the opportunity for freely undertaken productive work. Suppose that they want to be free from the meddling of technocrats and commissars, bankers and tycoons, mad bombers who engage in psychological tests of will with peasants defending their homes, behavioral scientists who can't tell a pigeon from a poet, or anyone else who tries to wish freedom and dignity out of existence or beat them into oblivion.