The Virus and the ‘Gaia Hypothesis’

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For those who are unfamiliar, the ‘Gaia Hypothesis’ is the idea that Earth is itself an organism that will act to protect the life upon it that is its purpose for existence. The biggest threat to life as it currently exists on Earth is global warming. The Coronavirus has the potential to stop global warming in its tracks.

I’m just saying.



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Stephen Yearwood

unaffiliated, non-ideological, unpaid: M.A. in political economy (where philosophy and economics intersect) with a focus in money/distributive justice