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The Instinctive Artist and Superintendent of Existence
From: Nathan Callahan
Crows are the smartest birds in the world. Their intelligence surpasses some primates. Think of crows as flying chimps… with feathers… and a beak.
Common as Crows
My Favorite Smartest Ordinary
Why do I like crows?
I like crows not because of James O'Barr, Brendon Lee, Carlos Castaneda or Irish cock and bull mythology. It’s not because of the crow’s “nevermore” reputation, their association with a trendy dark underworld, either. This spooky crow profile was unfairly earned during the plague, when crows plucked the eyes from the dead. Well, yes, they did. It was good eating — food on the run. Eyes of corpses are hassle-free and convenient, not to mention tender. Crows eating eyes wasn’t evil. It was just plain good bento. The crows recognized that. That’s partly why I like them. Crows are the smartest birds in the world. Their intelligence surpasses some primates. Think of crows as flying chimps… with feathers… and a beak.
Crows can remember your face. They conspire with each other — pass information along, use too...
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