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Evolutionary Kaleidoscope

all over the place: nature's blueprints


   Abracadabra, the monkey is now human. Evolution, nature's little magic trick, you look, but you don't see how it works, and then you sit there all bedazzled and stupid, clapping because it’s fantastic and you don't get it. Like with any trick, speed is of the essence. But there is a twist to this one. Slow motion. The slower she performs it, the less you follow. You'd need to live a million years to catch on to her. And she's been working on it, practicing it, refining it, performing it since life's dawn in single celled organisms till its awakening in human consciousness. And she's got another one up her lush sleeve: having us think that the trick is over. As though humans would never be transformed…

a glimpse


Elephant with one tusk in Minneriya National Park, Sri Lanka

passages   THE LAST TUSK |

Just one more, we said. One more can’t hurt. Let’s take that one.

Just one more, we said, again and again.

Until one day, there was just one more.



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