While I was wandering aimlessly through cyberspace, I came upon some astonishing research about the quirks of human nature — and it had nothing to do with Donald Trump or Miley Cyrus. The survey, which offered a glimpse into how we behave, also had nothing to do with religion, politics or sex, not to mention money. “What else is left?” you might ask.
The poll of 800 New Yorkers, which was conducted by Siena College, found that nine out of ten people talk to their dogs as if they’re humans. For all we know, life in New York may encourage this kind of behavior.
The dialogue, or more appropriately the monologue, might go something like this: “Gimme some sugar, woof woof!” or “I need to brush you! Get over here!” or “Why the @!$*!#*@ did you pee on the carpet again?” or “What do you think of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics?”