A Thing First, it has to be a useful tool It is a biological human being, but it is not a political human being an economical human being the fact is a slave is acknowledged legally and socially is as a thing An ancient Greek […]
Dedicated to the holy in nature. The life in the seed. The beauty that feeds the world.
Reproductively, domesticated banana plants are self-copying machines. Proto-farmers who found an individual whose fruit they liked (maybe tasty and not so seedy) could dig up its suckers and replant them in a nearby clearing or even along the trail. In a few years, an industrious proto-farmer might […]
Within decades of the discovery of America, Europeans were eating its potatoes and tomatoes, while China and India were consuming its peppers. These imports also had a profound impact. “In China, for example, the arrival of maize allowed drier lands to be farmed, driving new […]