Spiders can’t do a lot of things that humans can. They can’t build cars, toast bread, or write blogs. However, humans can’t do many things that spiders – and many other insects – can. Things like crawling upside down, or this:
This video – aided by a nice soundtrack - reaffirms the wonder of nature in our world. Humans are amazing, but so is every other species out there. It’s important for me to appreciate the things around us because it keeps me grounded and humble in the grander scheme of things. Even if I don’t experience humbling awe, I appreciate nature as I would a great artist dedicated to her craft.
We have tendency to classify and rank – and sometimes that blinds us to marvelous subtleties. Are humans the dominant species? Probably, but the question – and especially the answer – leads us to overlook the greatness found in “simpler” things – whether it be ideas, other people, or other species.
Please enjoy the video!