Welcome Lingua Planta

May 9, 2016

 

All plants, even cacti, communicate with each other by the use of volatiles. They send out signals to steer reproduction, the flowers that attract bee colonies and monitor this all at the same time, they can warn each other, brace themselves for a pest and ask for help from a pest-eating insect, all by the use of scent. 


I wonder how we can practice empathetic behavior towards other beings, even when they seem small or unimportant to us. How can we understand them, learn their language, so we can try to understand them a little bit better. 

 

Michael Pollan, author of such books as “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” and “The Botany of Desire,” wrote the New Yorker piece about the developments in plant science. He says for the longest time, even mentioning the idea that plants could be intelligent was a quick way to being labeled “a whacko.” But no more.. 

 

Read more in the link below:

 

https://bit.ly/2krhQiZ

 

 

 

 

Please reload

Featured Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Recent Posts

January 4, 2019

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square