Anthropomorphed Animals on my Mind

Anthropomorphism on my mind We humans tend to anthropomorphize animals: we have an insidious tendency to think of them as if they were humans, assign human characteristics to them, etc. Indeed, the early scientific efforts to objectively observe and study animal behavior required the conscious abandonment of all folk notions of animals being human-like. Later ethologists have somewhat freed themselves of this constriction. Personally, I’ve … Continue reading Anthropomorphed Animals on my Mind