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Book: Botany of Desire

  • Evolution of species is always co-dependent.

  • Our desires can be found in the genes of domesticated species.

  • A watershed moment in evolution was when plants started drawing animals to spread their genes.

  • In nature, beauty is found everywhere.

    • Plants try to attract animals through beuaty and desire.
    • Animals attract each other through the same
    • The reward is sex
    • “The cost of beauty in nature is paid for by sex.”