SchwartzReport: Plant Intelligence Round Two

Earth Intelligence
Stephan A. Schwartz
Stephan A. Schwartz

Back in the early 70s two friends of mine, Peter Tompkins and Chris Bird, wrote first and article for Harpers and, then, a book The Secret Life of Plants proposing that plants have a measure of consciousness. It caused a fire storm in science, but it changed the popular gestalt. Science is catching up. Here is some fascinating new research demonstrating plant consciousness and memory. This is also another step in the trend of discovery about the matrix of life in which we live, and the unity of consciousness in which spacetime is grounded. 

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