The Goose Story
PEOPLE WHO SHARE A COMMON DIRECTION
Next fall, when you see Geese heading
for the Winter
... flying along in V formation ...
you might consider
what Science has discovered
as to Why they
fly that Way:
As each bird flaps its Wings, it
an Uplift for
the bird immediately Following.
By flying in V formation the Whole
at least 71%
greater Flying Range,
than if each
bird Flew on its Own.
AND SENSE OF COMMUNITY
CAN GET WHERE THEY ARE GOING MORE
QUICKLY AND EASILY
THEY ARE TRAVELLING ON THE THRUST
OF ONE ANOTHER.
IF WE HAVE AS MUCH SENSE AS A GOOSE
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.
WE WILL STAY IN FORMATION WITH THOSE
WHO ARE HEADED THE SAME WAY WE ARE.
IT IS SENSIBLE TO TAKE TURNS DOING DEMANDING
When the Head Goose gets tired it
in the Wing ...
and another goose flies Point.
WITH PEOPLE OR WITH GEESE FLYING
WHAT DO WE SAY WHEN WE HONK FROM BEHIND?
Geese honk from behind to Encourage
those up Front
to keep up their
IF WE HAVE THE SENSE OF A GOOSE
Finally ... and this is Important
... when a goose gets Sick,
or is wounded
by Gunshots, 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
WE WILL STAND BY EACH OTHER LIKE