There’s so much mankind could learn. From dogs, for instance. Like, why worry over serious matters or tomorrow’s hardships, when there’s this Perfect Stick to play with. Yes, yes, life is short and soon we die but look there might be a mouse under this rock. No? Well, maybe under the fallen tree, then… No matter how badly I have neglegted the dog, she’ll always perform a dance of joy when I come home, always forgiving – and ever optimistic a piece of meat will fall on the floor when I’m preparing food. The dog did not mind the lack of mushrooms in the forest, either – it was enough that the forest is.