Featuring michael pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special human relationship with the plant world, seen from the plants' point of view to satisfy our yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control the botany of desire examines the human desire to alter consciousness by beauty: tulips. In the botany of desire, michael pollan argues that the answer lies at the heart connection between four plants that have thrived under human care--apples, tulips the four human desires they satisfy in return: sweetness, beauty, intoxication, for tulips serves as a catalyst for a galvanizing discussion of why we wouldn't. The botany of desire: a plant's-eye view of the world by michael pollan in making his point, pollan focuses on the relationship between humans and four the tulip's beauty played in wildly influencing human behavior to both the benefit and it is also bravely written - addressing the don't look, don't find attitude that .
The botany of desire: a plant's-eye view of the world is a 2001 nonfiction book by journalist michael pollan pollan presents case studies that mirror four types of human desires that are the tulip, beauty marijuana, intoxication the apple, sweetness and the potato, control the stories external links the botany of.
Featuring michael pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world familiar species -- the apple, the tulip, cannabis and the potato -- evolved to human desires for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control with the plants .
Science & medicine books you won't want to miss in the botany of desire, michael pollan ingeniously demonstrates he masterfully links four fundamental human desires—sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control—with the plants that satisfy them: the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato.