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Why glaciers don't like the smell of frying bacon

Published: Friday 19 February, 2016



Henrietta Moore's UCL Lunch Hour Lecture on 28 January 2016.

Many communities around the world think of landscapes, plants, rocks, winds, non-human ancestors and a variety of physical phenomena, beings and entities as having consciousness and intentionality. Should we be using these ideas to regain our respect and sense of wonder about our planet? And what difference would it make if we did?

A video of the lecture is available on Youtube

For a summary of the talk read Thomas Hughes' article on the UCL Events-blog



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