Flexible tool use is closely associated to higher mental processes such as the ability to plan actions. Now a group of cognitive biologists and comparative psychologists found out that the apes carefully weighed their options. To do so the apes considered the details such as differences in quality between the two food rewards and the functionality of the available tools in order to obtain a high-quality food reward. (1)
Using tools to harness the cosmos.
Letting go of the tools to see the cosmos.
Closing your eyes to know that you are the cosmos.
Evolution does exist. But not in the direction we think of. We used to be gods. And then we started being humans. At the end, we will have the best tools in the world. And we will be nothing more than apes…
Question your assumptions.
And what is left, will be nothing more than the obvious…
Sitting by the river. Feeling the forest.
With no forest anywhere in sight…