OK, shameless self-promotion—showing off this new (partying like it's 1999!) website that I or someone like me may have written some sentences for—but in the spirit of seeking out new worldviews and the leading edge of science, which has inspired so many writers over the years, I want to share this thought-provoking article by a certain Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies professor. A longer version is available here.
While I'm at it, this is old, but whatever: according to the NYT, while he's not eliciting arguments from Richard Dawkins, biologist E. O. Wilson is writing a novel fittingly entitled Anthill. I'm looking forward to it. Uh, as soon as I get through the next 9 novels I have to read . . .