Touching Spirit Bear

think back to Garvey's statement in the first chapter that ”something terrible has happened to you to make you want to kill a poor, small animal.” then look at the list of the ”ingredients” of Cole's life on page 31. how do these connect?

Page 31 and maybe in chapter 1

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Cole doesn't understand that each and every living creature is connected in one way or another. To kill something just to kill it, removes Cole from the circle of life. The groceries they chooose (list of ingredients) are nothing special on their own, but when you put them together, dessert in terrific. This in itself, can be compared to Cole's treatment of animals. For him to kill the animal simply because he's hungry is nothing more than control of another creature. The problem is he has no control over himself. If he can't control and respect himself, he can never be respected.

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Hey, What chapter is your pg 31 in? Mine is different but I'll get back to you.

Page 31 is chapter 2

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In essence, Cole needs to be like the cake. When all of the ingredients are present, you have something and someone special. When things are missing from the mix; they don't turn out so well. I guess I could have left it with this post :-D makes more sense to me!

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