Posts made in April, 2011

The Earth – A Living Planet

Posted by on Apr 27, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Lewis Thomas wrote in his essay The Lives of a Cell   “Viewed from the distance of the moon, the astonishing thing about the earth, catching the breath, is that it is alive.  The photographs show the dry, pounded surface of the moon in the foreground, dry as an old bone. Aloft, floating free beneath the moist, gleaming, membrane of bright blue sky is the rising earth, the only exuberant thing in this part of the cosmos. If you could look long enough, you would see the swirling of the great drifts of white cloud, covering and uncovering the half-hidden masses of land. If you had been...

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