“Mum, look at those birds over there!”
“Yeah Scott, I can see them.”
“Mum, where are they from?”
“I can’t say precisely where they are from. I guess they should be from somewhere far away.”
“Mum, what’s their name?”
“They are Crows.”
“I hate them. They are ugly. They don’t look like the Robin birds. The Robin birds are cute. Mum, why did God create such ugly birds?”
“There has to be a variety in life.”
“Mum, what is variety?”
“It means difference. It makes the world colourful. It makes the world a fun place.”
“Oh! Ok.”

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Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary(@carrie-oleary)
1 year ago

Oh, Scott, how can you think that Crows are ugly? And they are so intelligent too! Good job with telling the story in conversation format again, Thompson.

Eric Radcliffe
Eric Radcliffe(@eric-radcliffe)
1 year ago

Hi Thompson, isn’t it different how we all see things different, but isn’t it different when we try to see why some people see things different? More tolerance, do you think?

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Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
1 year ago

Hello, Thompson. Great job. I love how the mother explains to Scott the diversity and uniqueness of each creature on earth. Very satisfying to the part of Scott.

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Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
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1 year ago

Yes it was Thompson. You’re welcome.

Christer Norrlof
Christer Norrlof(@christer-norrlof)
1 year ago

Another great dialogue. This time it is the mother who is very clever and teaches her little son in a wonderful way about differences. Great work, Thompson.

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Marianna Pieterse
Marianna Pieterse(@marianna-pieterse)
1 year ago

This is a very valuable lesson, Thompson. Well done!

Susan Dawson
Susan Dawson(@susan-dawson)
1 year ago

I bet Scott still likes the robin best. Cute carries a lot of weight  ? 

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