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Evolutionary biologist Elisabet Sahtouris understands what it means to be alive, and how to use the science of life to help take better care of the planet, which is, itself, a living organism that continuously creates itself.

It's a bit rambling, but she's got some really good points, and she's sitting next to a lake with waves gently flowing onto the shore, and so the video is very relaxing, even if you just sit back and enjoy the poetry of the ideas. :-)

This is the first video in a series of three, if you decide that you want more...

Also, Elisabet is another one of my heroes, and I'm planning to spend more time following her work, because she's such an inspiration! She's doing a lot of work bringing back sustainable living practices to her hometown (in Italy, I think).

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Comment by BrainStampede on April 1, 2010 at 11:17am
Great explanation of the transition of society from a 'type 1' (weed) culture to a 'type 3' (rain forest) culture - to use a biological metaphor. The key is to apply this sort of thinking in to projects to test them out... and expand the experience of these concepts.
Comment by Gabriel Martin on April 11, 2010 at 9:17am
biology is an amazing science

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