...I came across a Haida saying that had etched itself into my memory banks: 'Joy is a well-made object, equaled only to the joy of making it.
As Marshall McLuhan pointed out, we've become so removed from reality that we're starting to prefer artificiality.
...avacados, prickly pears and papayas used to be gulped down whole, seeds and all, by fridge-sized armadillos called glyptodonts.
fruit megafauna page- Nature
To experience biophilia is to love a diversity that, as limitless as it is fragile, both haunts us and fills us with hope.
food fruit page- Experience
Having commodified nature, we're eating the shrapnel of a worldwide homogeneity bomb.
Psychologist Erich Fromm coined the term ["biophilia"] in 1964 as a way of describing the innate attraction to processes of life and growth.