[ by Charles Cameron — oh, and children and chimps, and a stunning woman-song by Nina Paley, too ]
Bill’s final paragaph, describing the common side-blotched lizard [!!]. caught me
The lower panel features an illustration from Konrad Lorenz, Paul Leyhausen, Motivation of human and animal behavior: an ethological view — showing geese whose pecking order follows the same “transverse patterning” as the female lizards do in their choosing of male mates..
Threeness, in my view, is a significant matter.
Earlier threeness readings:
Of games III: Rock, Paper, Tank Spectacularly non-obvious, I: Elkus on strategy & games Spectacularly non-obvious, 2: threeness games
Bill Benzon also posted Nina Paley’s God-Mother, a new animation today. Nina P was the one who, single-handed and beyond almost all copyright, brought us the stunning, feature-length, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzTg7YXuy34 [!!] animation of the Ramayana, Sita Sings the Blues.
Here you go, woman / ouroboros, from the intro to Nina’s next feature:
Nina Paley is one of my heros for life.