Abstraction. The technique of removing the life from life, and turning it into a hypothesis, instead.
Yes, humans specialize in this.
The abstractionist regards life, world, universe, and embarks upon a quest to discover how it started.
Maybe it didn't start. Maybe it will not end, either.
Trying to discover something that may not even exist can drive men mad.
This doesn't stop them doing it, though.
Beginning/end. These are finite concepts.
Accept them, and you become what you worship: The Finite.
Accept infinity, and become what you worship: The Infinite.
Crows don't waste a single moment wondering how everything started.
They all know that it is.
They don't wonder how it will end, either.
That way, for them, it doesn't.