Upon landing with his fellow "birds of a feather" a young sparrow turned to an elder and asked, "Sir, why are we here?"
"To eat, and survive," replied the old bird.
"Is that all we do?" asked the inquiring young animal.
"No it isn't," answered the elder.
"Tell me then Sir. What else do we do."
The bird pondered this conjecture for several hours then asked, "Do you think we are owned?"