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Matula Thoughts. September 2, 2016.

DAB What’s New Sept 2, 2016

Matula Thoughts. September 2, 2016. News & views.

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One.   Summertime news.  Yesterday was the beginning of meteorological autumn and tomorrow is Michigan’s first football game of the season, here at home with Hawaii. 3,857 more words

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De-Extinguishing Plants

Species come and go, sometimes as part of the evolutionary process of natural selection, other times due to natural catastrophes, or in the worst case, for anthropogenic factors. 407 more words

Landscape Architecture

Beauty, Billions, and Brains

My search for summer reading led me to a first novel by Stuart Rojstaczer (ROYCE-teacher)–The Mathematician’s Shiva (Penguin, 2014). Hadn’t heard of it, but it sounded intriguing—a fictional, brilliant, female, University of Wisconsin mathematician named Rachela Karnokovitch was dead, and brainy mathematicians from around the were globe sitting shiva. 443 more words

Happiness

Matula Thoughts August 5, 2016

Matula Thoughts – August 5, 2016

Summertime field notes, superheroes, and retrograde thoughts.
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Patient experience. Walking through the Art Fairs last month after great lectures from visiting professors, my thoughts wandered to… 4,015 more words

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Biocentrism and Biophilia

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In The Biocentric Thesis I gave an explicit formulation of the idea that civilizations of the Stelliferous Era originate in the actions of biological agents — actually, I gave two formulations, a weak and a strong, each with a corollary. 1,169 more words

Civilization