Change will come slowly, across generations, because old beliefs die hard even when demonstrably false.
E. O. Wilson
The education of women is the best way to save the environment.
The ant world is a tumult, a noisy world of pheromones being passed back and forth.
Ants have the most complicated social organization on earth next to humans.
We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.
When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all.
We should preserve every scrap of biodiversity as priceless while we learn to use it and come to understand what it means to humanity.
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.
You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.
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