Are we instrinsically separate beings?
Or could we possibly be parts of the same thing?
Water feeds the plants and
The sunshine make them grow
So how can anyone be an island on their own?

from Beastie Boys (Ft. Miho Hatori) – Twenty Questions on Rap Genius


The process of photosynthesis is a metaphor for how interdependent we are. The goal is balance, rather than dominance. The system depends on each segment working in concert…

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