Graham Smith
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I was introduced to E.O. Wilson and the phrase he coined, biophilia in graduate school. I watched the NOVA documentary, Lord of the Ants I watched while I worked on projects in gradate school. I believe it caught my eye because my chosen metaphor for [my thesis] concept was lightening bugs, so I wanted at least a hint of a biological understanding of [emergence.] I gravitated so much to it I watched it over and over again. 

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I've fallen in love with the work of E.O. Wilson. I was introduced to the phrase biophelia, which lead me to the book in which Wilson coins the term. To my surprise there were many references to the humanities, arts and it's relationship with science. I've leaned towards his books that focus on the humanities, like [Origin of Creativity], although his profession is a naturalist. Recently I started reading Half-Earth.

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