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Dazzle gradually : reflections on the nature of nature

Author: Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green ; York : Signature Book Services [distributor], 2008.
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Learn how technology may be a sort of second nature, how the systemic human fungus Candida albicans can lead to cravings for carrot cake and beer, how the presence of life may be why thereis water on  Read more...

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Named Person: Carl Sagan; Carl Sagan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan
ISBN: 9781933392318 1933392312
OCLC Number: 192028262
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword by Roald HoffmannAcknowledgementsPart I n Mnemosyne: Red Shoe Conundrum (Lynn Margulis); Truth of My Father (Dorion Sagan); The Uncut Self (Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis).Part II n Chimera: Power to the Protoctists (Lynn Margulis); Prejudice and Bacterial Consciousness (Lynn Margulis); All for One (Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan); Speculation on Speculation (Lynn Margulis); Spirochetes Awake n Syphilis and Nietzscheis Mad Genius (Lynn Margulis); From Kefir to Death (Lynn Margulis); Welcome to the Machine (Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis); The Transhumans Are Coming (Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis);j Alien Enlightenment n Michael Persinger and the Neuropsychology of God (Dorion Sagan).Part III n Eros: The Riddle of Sex (Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis); An Evolutionary Striptease (Dorion Sagan); Vive la Difference (Dorion Sagan); Candidiasis and the Origin of Clowns (Dorion Sagan with Lynn Margulis).Part IV n Gaea: The Atmosphere, Gaiais Circulatory System (Lynn Margulis and James E. Lovelock); Gaia and Philosophy (Dorion Sagan and Lynn Margulis); The Global Sulfur Cycle and Emiliania huxleyi (Dorion Sagan); Descartes, Dualism, and Beyond (Dorion Saga, Lynn Margulis, and Ricardo Guerrero); What Narcissus Saw n The Oceanic iEyei (Dorion Sagan); The Pleasures of Change (Dorion Sagan and Eric D. Schneider).ReadingsFigure and table listIndex
Responsibility: Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan.
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Enlightening, argumentative, and passionate reflections from a lifetime of debate about science, sex, and society. A fine personal summing up by mother and sonotwo of the finest creative thinkers and Read more...

 
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