Human nature is always trending.
According to some reports, we stare at screens close to seven hours a day. Tapping into a different part of our psyche, at least occasionally, can provide balance. One way is to heed the call back to deep-rooted behaviors that predate our digitally dependent lifestyles, tapping into a past that not only enabled our survival but helped determine who we are.
Most prominent psychologists of the 20th century agreed that hunting is motivated by a natural instinct beneficial to physical and mental health. In his highly acclaimed study of human aggression, “The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness,” psychologist Erich Fromm wrote: “In the act of hunting, the hunter returns to their natural state, becomes one with the animal, and is freed from the burden of his existential split: to be part of nature and to transcend it by virtue of his consciousness.”