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The Dubious Dozen (#1-#4: Sultane, Wuhan, Negretta, Smith)

An ironic itemizing, part of Fear of Figs: 1. Sultane is a fig that bred itself into irrelevance. Genetics show that many renowned figs descend from Sultane, better ones, one would hope, more complex, such as the Col de Dames, the Bordissots, and many others. Sultane must have been a potent fig in its time,… Continue reading The Dubious Dozen (#1-#4: Sultane, Wuhan, Negretta, Smith)

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Inside the “Minds” of Plants

“Plant Consciousness: The Fascinating Evidence Showing Plants Have Human Level Intelligence, Feelings, Pain and More” by Stephen Harrod Buhner: “The similarity of human and plant neural systems and the presence of identical chemical messengers within them illustrate just why the same molecular structures (e.g., morphine, cocaine, alcohol) that affect our neural nets also affect plant… Continue reading Inside the “Minds” of Plants