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TV times

Our appreciation of nature does not depend on whether we can put a name to it.  And I wonder whether we wildlife filmmakers have inadvertently put up a barrier to parents going into nature with their children through fear of not knowing facts about the animals and land that they are amongst, because the truth is, it doesn’t matter.  Nature is felt, not named.  It is in our hearts, our survival and our senses, not in our capacity to write an academic paper about it and not in our ability to name it. As Indian philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti said “the ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence”.

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