Walking the dog

We train our dogs to walk with us.

It takes some time for the dog to understand cities – footpaths, traffic lights, zebra crossings and passers-by who smell of lavender perfume. We start off by walking him on a leash: showing him what he is permitted to do, with whom he could engage and how he ought to treat other dogs. At times, it is the dog who leads us on, and at other times, we walk ahead. One day, the dog no longer needs a leash.

How different are our minds from the dogs we walk?

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