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Old 10-12-2011, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Human No More View Post
Yes, because it lets you appreciate the complexity, the variety of every single lifeform. It lets you understand the uncounted millions of years behind something as small as an insect, and how living things interact when none could survive without others.
The fact of how cellular life works shows how cells, both specialised and unspecialised, work together to do something completely different that no single one could ever do, and create a form. THAT is beautiful.

The opposite, thinking 'it's just there' is what leads to lack of concern about it, seeing it as something there specifically for humans.
You know tribespeople had such a deep understanding, respect and admiration of all living things and they didn't have knowledge of things on a cellular level. I hope you aren't suggesting that they have a "lack of concern" about animals and nature.
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