The Soul of an Octopus By Sy Montgomery
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January 21, 2021
For centuries, humankind has wrongly constructed borders between the animals and us. When we think of the very word, ‘animal’, it conjures up images of inferior beasts, far different and vastly unintelligent in comparison to our species. The book “The Soul of an Octopus” by Sy Montgomery seeks to banish the line that separates us from our animal brethren while simultaneously exploring the wonder of consciousness.
A National Book Award finalist, “The Soul of an Octopus” introduces the reader to the mysterious, remarkable world of octopuses – those eight-limbed denizens of the...