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What Are People For? (Comments & Selections)

What Are People For?© 1990, 2010 (2nd Edition) Wendell Berry210 pages Did the Lord say that machines oughta take the place of livin’? (“John Henry“, Johnny Cash) Wendell Berry is a softly outspoken critic of the triumph of inhumanity. What … Continue reading

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Edens Lost and Found

Edens Lost and Found: How Ordinary Citizens are Restoring Our Great American Cities©  2006 Harry Wiland, Dale Bell,  Joseph D’Agnes285 pages I can hear Atlanta crying loud as she looks for hope and change / but we can’t count on … Continue reading

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The Wild Life of Our Bodies

The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasides, and Partners that Shape Who We Are Today© 2011 Rob Dunn290 pages You can take the man out of the jungle, but not the jungle out of the man. Such is the … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Evolution

The Ghosts of Evolution: Nonsense Fruit, Missing Partners, and Other Ecological Anachronisms© 2000 Connie Barlow291 pages Grocery stores are excellent places to encounter ghosts. They lurk in the fruit section, feasting on anachronisms. The biological world is a wondrous web … Continue reading

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