Recent reports have revealed Colorado authorities had to shut down a park because so many people were taking selfies with the bears.

Needless to say, while they may be cute, bears are dangerous wild animals who sometimes enjoy eating human beings for dinner. It’s hard not to wonder whether the selfie-takers are unaware that real bears are different than cartoon bears. Perhaps the basic problem is that they are thinking on an emotional basis (“Oooh, look at the cute bear!”) instead of a rational basis that takes into account objective facts.

Click here to read the article at The Monterey Herald.