When God made the oyster, he guaranteed him absolute seconds and social security. He built the oyster a house, a shell, to protect him fromfood rushes in. his enemies. When hungry, the oyster simply opens up his shell and the food rushes in.
But when God made the Eagle, he said, “The blue sky is the limit. Go, build your own house.” And the eagle went out and built his house on the highest mountain crag, where storms threaten him every day. For food he flies through miles of rain and snow and wind.
The eagle, and not the oyster, is the emblems of America