Self-awareness, intelligence, and the search for meaning that have --erroneously-- been ascribed as belonging only to human beings, are in fact general conditions for every life-form -- and particularly for plants. --Stephen Harrod Buhner

The Intelligence of Plants

The Intelligence of Plants

Mar 9, 2018-- Plants are intelligent; perform complex mathematical computations; plan for the future; and even interpret meaning. Stephen Harrod Buhner came to this conclusion by opening his understanding up to the many cultures and individuals who have listened to plants in order to learn what they have to say. He learned from the direct stories of indigenous people whose first person accounts all said they learned the medicinal qualities of the plants they used from the plants themselves, or that it came in a vision, or that Creator told them the uses. It was clear then that, in a way that reductive science did not understand, or even acknowledge, there was another way of gathering information about the world, and that in fact, plants were highly intelligent and able to communicate with people. Dive into this mind-opening interview from Moon Magazine to discover the "non-linear intelligence of nature". (16993 reads)


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