Re: [MOL] Working together - MUST READ THIS ONE [00332] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Working together - MUST READ THIS ONE



This is so true, an we could lean alot if we would b like the geese!!!!!  xo
Dean
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From: Carol Foulkes <crfoulkes@Juno.com>
To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2000 8:17 AM
Subject: Re: [MOL] Working together - MUST READ THIS ONE


> I've often wondered about that.  How very interesting.  Enjoyed the
> article.
>
> CIM
>
>
> On Mon, 4 Sep 2000 21:56:38 EDT CCR417@aol.com writes:
> >                GEESE
> >
> >    Next fall, when you see geese heading south for the winter,
> > flying along
> > in 'V' formation, you might con- sider what science has discovered
> > as to why
> > they fly that way. As each bird flaps its wings, it creates an
> > uplift for the
> > bird immediately following. By flying in 'V' formation, the whole
> > flock adds
> > at least 71% greater flying range than if each bird flew on its own.
> >    People who share a common direction and sense of community can
> > get where
> > they are going more quickly and easily, because they are traveling
> > on the
> > thrust of one another.
> >    When a goose falls out of formation, it suddenly feels the drag
> > and
> > resistance of trying to go it alone - and quickly gets back into
> > formation to
> > take advantage of the lifting power of the bird in front.
> >    If we have as much sense as a goose, we will stay in formation
> > with those
> > people who are headed the same way we are.
> >   When the head goose gets tired, it rotates back in the wing and
> > another
> > goose flies point.
> >   It is sensible to take turns doing demanding jobs, whether with
> > people or
> > with geese flying south.
> >   Geese honk from behind to encourage those up front to keep up
> > their speed.
> >   What messages do we give when we honk from behind?
> >   Finally - and this is important - when a goose gets sick or is
> > wounded by
> > gunshot, and falls out of formation, two other geese fall out with
> > that goose
> > and follow it down to lend help and protection. They stay with the
> > fallen
> > goose until it is able to fly or until it dies; and only then do
> > they launch
> > out on their own, or with another formation to catch up with their
> > group.
> >   If we have the sense of a goose, we will stand by each other like
> > that.
> > --Author Unknown--
> >
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