How can doubt lead to knowledge?

Doubt and the search of knowledge are linked, says Bird, yet singing is much better.  Stick: Tell me, Bird, you sing and always seem merry, don’t you ever have any fear or doubt? Bird: Of course I have, Stick, but I’ll confide you a secret since you seem ready to listen to me: I sing…

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Snake, the apple, and Eve

Snake tells Stick why he tempted Eve by offering her an apple. His testimony, assuming it is true, sheds a new light on the original version. Stick: Snake, you scared me, I nearly stepped on you. What are you doing in these leaves? Snake: I sunbath and it makes me sleepy. I did not hear you coming. If I had not…

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The relationship between humans and animals

Stick and the Deer talk about humans, their habits, their limitation, the danger they pose to animals. They also gossip about Bird as he’s the only one liking them. Deer 1: careful, Deer, I hear someone coming. Deer 2: you’re right, let’s run away. Stick: Deers, wait, where are you going? Deer 1: eh, Stick, it’s you, what…

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What do Guardian Angels do?

Stick asks Angel how he can claim to be the guardian of all and justify the evils of the world. In some cases, does he protect the victims or the bad guys? There follows a tight theological discussion. Stick: eh, here you are, Angel, I was looking for you. Angel: I am always with you, Stick, you should know…

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Life, a game or a serious matter?

Rabbit: he, Turtles, what about we play the Hare and Turtle game? Turtles: Rabbit, you cannot be serious! Don’t you see we are water turtles? Do you want to drown? Rabbit: I know how to swim, what do you think? A rabbit can do anything. Turtles: he knows how to boast, for sure.  For the rest, he is quickly distracted and he loses…

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