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Michael Pollan:
A plant's-eye view

TED2007 · 17:25 · Filmed Mar 2007
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Michael Pollan: A plant's-eye view
17:25 · Filmed March 2007 at TED2007 · Subtitles available in 23 languages

What if human consciousness isn't the end-all and be-all of Darwinism? What if we are all just pawns in corn's clever strategy game to rule the Earth? Author Michael Pollan asks us to see the world from a plant's-eye view.

Environmental writer
Michael Pollan is the author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, in which he explains how our food not only affects our health but has far-reaching political, economic, and environmental implications. His new book is In Defense of Food. Full bio
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