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botany & desire

S cegliereecoltivarelep Hyas that are most helpful may seem like just one of the ways in which men are involved on the nature.

But we try to reverse the perspective: and if they were to choose the plants man, leveraging on its needs and adapting to them? Lo hanno “tamed”, have guaranteed his covenant, took advantage of his interest to play them. Michael Pollan has selected four emblematic – He mela, Tulip, cannabis, Potato – intimately related to human desires : sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control.

“Botany Desiderio” traces the history of political, social, Economic and our planet's natural from the point of view of these organisms, demonstrating, with humor and directness, and between us and them is a reciprocal relationship. (da


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