A discussion of poetic, ecological, synthetic, holistic world views - or lack thereof. In a world of fragmentation, isolation, and overindividualized pursuits, this is a place for the web of being.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
A Review From Last Year
A little after the fact, perhaps, here's my review of Your Inner Fish, by paleontologist Neil Shubin. Quite naturally, I emphasized how his discovery of a fish ancestor (and ancestor to us all) supports Darwin's Tree of Life and the idea that every living being is connected to another somehow - through a surprisingly conservative genetic legacy. The web of life indeed. (Click on image to read enlarged version.)