Recently we have been learning more and more about the extent of cognizance, awareness, and self-knowledge in the animal mind--all confirmed by our personal experience with domestic animals in our family home in New Mexico.
The story continues in the Los Alamos Daily Post:
A lifetime with dogs illustrates the importance of their friendships. Daily Post
An article focusing on how animals have related to human beings and their own kind or others. Daily Post
We are only now--in this decade or two--coming to realize that animals share our ability to know ourselves, be conscious, and share a number of mental insights that went unrecognized for way too long. The ancient wisemen did us and the animals a terrible injustice by assuming the latter were simply biological machines without