Living like a goat isn’t fun

<em>Coffee</em> Tins In case you wondered:

For his new book GoatMan: How I Took a Holiday from Being Human, Thwaites donned a four-legged exoskeleton, cultivated a funky-smelling beard, and grazed with a herd on a Swiss mountain. But, over the course of a three-day vacation from humanity, Thwaites stumbled headfirst into an inconvenient truth: Being a goat is harder than it looks. Thwaites’s experiment tested him in ways he hadn’t expected it to and forced him to confront both his own humanity and the elemental aspects of goat-ness. More.

Reality check: One consequence of automation is that many people who probably aren’t needed anywhere to put food on the table or mop up will discover these types of facts.

See also: Maybe cat girl has more fun