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On Cats & Values

Unable to calculate the path of a solar eclipse using mental math?

Idiot.

It doesn’t recognize it’s living on a globe-shaped object.

Imbecile.

Can’t open doors, windows, or anything else with its missing thumbs.

Average at best.

But. Able to provide companionship, lower blood pressures, and purr and purr until you feel better?

Exceptional.

Cats. What they lack in some areas is countered by their specific gifts to humans.

Maybe people are that way, too?

Not everyone needs to know the physics of orbital objects. But what they bring to the table adds value nonetheless. Embrace the value. Ignore the other stuff.