What They Said: Lynn Margulis

“The Gaia [theory] is not, as many claim, that ‘the Earth is a single organism.’ Yet the Earth, in the biological sense, has a body sustained by complex physiological processes. Life is a planetary-level phenomenon and Earth’s surface has been alive for at least 3,000 million years. To me, the human move to take responsibility […]

Dorion Sagan: My Mother’s Love Letters

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Finding the Orange Bag: Ghosts, Reality, and the Escape into Life By Dorion Sagan     “It was strange because almost every letter that she had stuffed in the bag—seemingly with a frenetic need simultaneously to preserve and dispose of, to bracket to some impossible future time—was a kind of love letter.”     In […]