The most exquisitely graceful phenomenon I’ve ever seen in nature is the flight of a hovering kite falling gently to earth from 100 meters above the fields. Unlike its distant…
Random processes notwithstanding, evolution has a lot invested in the human brain. But nature knows how and when to cut her losses, and we’re pushing our limits as a sentient,…
Did indigenous people, living before the Agricultural Revolution, face the same existential alienation from the earth that we do in the scientific-computer age?