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The Need to Be Busy: Are Humans Really Hamsters?

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

hamster wheel Today, I stood outside and observed the peacefulness of my animals as they lay in the shade.

I thought: Why do we humans hurry so much? We hurry at everything. We hurry to eat breakfast, hurry to get into our cars, hurry to get to the traffic light, hurry to get to work, hurry to get through the day, hurry to get home, and then hurry through dinner so we can plunk down in front of the TV. The only thing we do not seem to hurry at is getting up in the morning.

I concluded: Humans seem to have a great need to be busy. (more…)

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