Miriam Seidel

Hi and welcome! This is where I explore stuff that invites us to see the world in a more expansive way. Check out my posts in these areas:

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  • Image of Earth from spaceThinking about Gaia
    In Books, Climate Change, Myth + Spirituality, Science Fiction
    In this month of Earth Day and marching for science and climate, I’m thinking about Gaia. A hashtag popped up on Twitter last week: #ifonlytheearthcouldspeak. Yes! That’s a good prompt to contemplate right now. The hashtag elicited a range of responses from funny and snarky to thoughtful and earnest. Some tweeters suggested that the earth is speaking, but we’re not listening. Would that be Gaia? The environmental scientist James Lovelock first formulated the Gaia hypothesis in the 1970s, proposing that the Earth could be seen as one vast living and self-regulating system, and naming it for [...]