Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.
Herman Hesse

Mind In The Forest: The Intelligence of Trees

Mind In The Forest: The Intelligence of Trees

Jul 11, 2013-- Scott Russell Sanders spent many meditative days in the H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, among the giant trees. He asked himself, How does their intelligence compare with our own? What might we learn from them? He concludes that "only cosmic arrogance tempts us to claim that all this reaching for sunlight, nutrients, and water means nothing except what we say it means." But what gives rise to such meaning? This beautiful essay shares more. (12427 reads)


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