Animal Addictions

Mammals have security, sensation and power addictions, but mostly about the here and now. You don’t see males getting discouraged when females reject them in the mating game. Some mourn dead offspring or relatives. They don’t have the equivalents of some of my big non-here-and-now addictions: disappointment at growing old, worry about global warming, anger about wars on the other side of the planet, worry about species going extinct…

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:69)