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Northern Cloudywing Butterfly

Northern Cloudywing Butterfly — Image by kenne

We are drowning in information,
while starving for wisdom.
The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers,
people able to put together the right information at the right time,
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Desert Landscape In Black and White

Desert Landscape In Black and White by kenne

Nature holds the key to our aesthetic,
intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.

— E. O. Wilson


Rethinking God's Finger


Some  interesting things are going on out at the peripheries of the so-called sciences, the so-called humanities, and the so-called arts.  I say so-called because I think the distinctions, in many ways, lack a difference.   1,303 more words



Eminent Biologist: Religion Should Be Eliminated for the ‘Sake of Human Progress’

Biologist E. O. Wilson, who is known as the “the father of sociobiology,” said recently that the Earth was suffering “the death of a thousand cuts” because of religion. 261 more words


E. O. Wilson Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

“Competition is intense among humans, and within a group, selfish individuals always win. But in contests between groups, groups of altruists always beat groups of selfish individuals.” … 151 more words

Greg Bover

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Moin moin, ich habe zur Info heute geschlagene anderthalb Stunden gelesen (und mehr werden es wahrscheinlich auch nicht werden.) Ich bin platt von der Arbeit. 468 more words


It’s obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the...

It’s obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life – for 8 billion or more people – without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt. 7 more words

E. O. Wilson