My throat is worse, and no one seems to be able to bring hot soup. Woe is me, really. Bed all day yesterday, enough awareness for a comatose version of t.v. watching today. Any remedy suggestions?
We are updating over here this weekend. Enjoy reading. I did.
And here’s a new review: OCHO or MiPO? Let Dan guide you.
One last thing, can E.O. Wilson really save the world? Thanks to my new subscription to the New Scientist, I considered this question and found some of the answers to be refreshing. You can listen here (or read part of the interview).
And here, in a minute long excerpt from a recent talk he gave at MIT, Wilson seems to be attributing the final cap (which is close at hand) on the world’s population growth to women’s increasing ability to choose to bear children or not, due mostly to women’s increased financial security and independence. He ends it with “The earth can be made a paradise”:
Though from Mississippi, my grandfather and E.O. Wilson, who is from Alabama, share a commonality: they were both respected entymologists whose speciality was ants.
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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is co-editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edited the anthology Bettering American Poetry 2015 and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.