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prairie biker

He's probably hoping someone will pay him for his idea or give him a grant to explore it further.


I hope someone tells him his idea is really gaia.

prairie biker

I want to know where the name Gaia came from. Any ideas? Or is it just made up?



Sean H

Gaia is the Greek goddess of the Earth.


That was me. I posted something for Sean earlier.

prairie biker

and here I always just thought it was some made up hippy thing


That Lovelock's a bit of an odd cat. There was an article somewhere last year saying that even with all the nuclear fallout around Chernobyl the wildlife is doing better than it has in centuries because the people are all gone. Lovelock suggested we should start dumping nuclear waste in the Amazon basin to stop rain forest depletion.

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