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Michael Pollan Gives a Plant's-Eye View by Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan Gives a Plant's-Eye View

by Michael Pollan


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Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and The Botany of Desire, talks about how he came to the idea of viewing the world from other species points of view. And while humanity often assumes human consciousness is the end-all and be-all of evolution, he humorously suggests that humanity was maybe grass's way of getting another species to mow the lawn so there are less trees to prevent its growth. He presents a way of farming that he has discovered in which viewing the farming process from the point of view of other species could produce a new world where it is not a zero sum game of humanity winning. This TED talk is available on MP3 audio download and streaming video.

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