Originally Posted by Minoosh
I think we generally underestimate the degree to which our own emotional experiences, moods, reactions to situations, etc. are all very similar to what you describe of your dog. What makes you think they don't experience "moods" in the same way that we do? (Or, perhaps more accurately, that we don't experience moods in the same way that they
, and other mammals, do?)
I suspect that that the human experience of life isn't nearly as different from that of other animals, particularly mammals, as most of us think.