Summary & Reaction “An Elephant Crack Up?”
According to the article, “An Elephant Crack UP?” elephants are social animal as well as we are, human beings. They can learn the way they live from one generation to the others. Baby elephants learn it from their parents. If they lost their parents before they become matured, the baby elephants tend to be violent or crazy. They cannot learn the way they should live from their parents. The same things happen in humans’ life. If we lost our parents in very early stage, we tend to lose our rationality, and turn into be violent.
Now, I realize the importance of parental care both for humans and elephants. Parents have important role to lead their children to right direction. Good parents make good children to become good people. On the other hand, bad parents have high risks to make irrational people. Actually, some criminals, such as thief or murderer, are in exact the same situation that they lost their parents in childhood. Children learn many things from their parents whether intentionally or not. Before reading this article, I do not care much about my parents. However, now, I appreciate for my parents because I could grow up rationally. Also, I would be a good father who can teach my children many things in future.