He is super-intelligent, full of mysterious life, connected to things we do not understand, or even consider. In ancient times he was used as a messenger bird to deliver messages across countries and oceans, without complicated guidance training. He works with us and for us. He enchants me. They blink at me and talk to me with their mystical voices every morning from the treetops and in the forested yard. And I wonder why they should be looked upon as a representation of darkness simply because the color of the body? After a bit of research, I now know the reason that the raven came to be known as such, and it is not fair.