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I came to care very deeply for Oskar while reading this book. I didn’t always completely agree with his all of his decisions throughout the book, but what really matters are the intentions behind his actions. What caused me to like and feel connected to this nine-year-old boy was his heart. Oskar embarks on his […]

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Feelings in Humans and Animals

Do dogs have to fight sadness as tirelessly as humans do? They seem less involved with retrospect, less involved in dread and anticipation. Animals other than humans appear to be having a more profound experience of the present. But who’s to say? Clearly their feelings are intense, and maybe grief and anxiety darken all their days. Maybe that’s […]

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