From the Metaphorical to the Mundane: Plants in Quotes (via )
A series of nice quotes from the likes of Schiele, Merton, and even the guy who wrote Minstrel Boy.
One of the thrills of working with this material (as an obvious non-scientist) is the associations one can make with other disciplines. Plants are the most organic of all entities and so serve as an obvious metaphor for elements of the human condition. They are accessible, schematically appropriate to explanation, and scalable across a myriad of different situations and walks of life. For lack of a better word, plants are just neat. Rather than p … Read More