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If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, pl

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

On the environmental front there's concern about global warming and high le

On the environmental front there's concern about global warming and high levels of carbon dioxide, and trees take in CO2 and store carbon.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Determining the value of individual texts has been an ideological scuffle i

Determining the value of individual texts has been an ideological scuffle in literary criticism for centuries: but the environmental cost of printing them hauls this dispute from the ivory tower into day-to-day decision-making. Is it right to write? The p
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

If you cut down a forest, it doesn't matter how many sawmills you have if t

If you cut down a forest, it doesn't matter how many sawmills you have if there are no more trees.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I grew up in the Cayman Islands. I didn't play video games or watch TV. I w

I grew up in the Cayman Islands. I didn't play video games or watch TV. I would basically come home from school, throw down my backpack, grab my machete, and go hike and chop down trees to make a fort.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

When I was about ten, I was very impressed by the way Tarzan could swing th

When I was about ten, I was very impressed by the way Tarzan could swing through the trees from vine to vine. No one ever told me, 'Don't try this at home.'
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
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He could not die when trees were green, for he loved the time too well.

He could not die when trees were green, for he loved the time too well.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Obviously, movies, you're often on location, out in the rain or the sun, in

Obviously, movies, you're often on location, out in the rain or the sun, in a real place where the trees and the cars are real. But when you're on stage, as an actor you're imagining the environment that you're in.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best

What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The All-Wise Maker attaches hundreds of instances of wisdom to each of the

The All-Wise Maker attaches hundreds of instances of wisdom to each of the beings in the palace of the universe and equips them to perform hundreds of duties. To all trees He bestows instances of wisdom to the number of its fruits and gives duties to the
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We speak of 'software eating the world,' 'the Internet of Things,' and we m

We speak of 'software eating the world,' 'the Internet of Things,' and we massify 'data' by declaring it 'Big.' But these concepts remain for the most part abstract. It's hard for many of us to grasp the impact of digital technology on the 'real world' of
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