20th June 16:24
"I Am Willing To Take Jerry's Theory On How Dogs Think As A Likely One, Simply Because The Dog Training Methodology He Describes (Based On His Suppositions) Works So Well," Lisa B.
"I Am Willing To Take Jerry's Theory On How Dogs Think As A Likely
One, Simply Because The Dog Training Methodology He Describes
(Based On His Suppositions) Works So Well," Lisa B.
Jerry's Dog Training Manual
I'll do my best to answer you... please bear with me, ok? :-)
Of course, it isn't necessary at all to know how dogs think,
or even if they *do* think. I believe that they do, but of
course I can't prove it, and neither can Jerry.
The heart of the matter is, the discussion in the manual
regarding "how dogs think" is part of a wholistic approach to
It helps to comprehend the reasoning behind the methodology. The
methodology works quickly and easily, therefore lending credence
(as far as I'm concerned) to his theory of how dogs think.
It's the same sort of thing regarding theories of whether the
earth revolves around the sun, or contrariwise. Is it possible
to send a rocket to the moon, based on the assumption
that the sun revolves around the earth?
The answer is, of course, yes, though it would most likely
be enormously complicated. The better solution is to begin
with the theory that the earth revolves around the sun.
In other words, the simplest answer or description is the
best, even though it may not be empirically provable.
And so, I am willing to take Jerry's theory on how dogs
think as a likely one, simply because the dog training
methodology he describes (based on his suppositions)
works so well.
I hope this helps you to understand from which perspective
I say the things that I do about Jerry's method and manual.