By Hal Aetus
What if thousands of years in the future humanity is gone and birds reign supreme? And what if, before our departure, we somehow imbued our sapience upon them? What would their society look like as they gleaned our knowledge, built their civilization upon our ruins, and worked out the differences and strengths of their myriad species? It would certainly be a very different world but would they escape the faults that plagued humankind?