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Rupert Sheldrake

Rupert Sheldrake is a biologist and an author. Sheldrake spends half the year writing, lecturing, and traveling and the other half working for the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics in Hyderabad, South India.

— From February 1985
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

Parting The Veil

A New Approach To Biology

Today, October 22, 1983, with several million people throughout Europe taking part in demonstrations in support of United Nations Disarmament Week and protesting against plans to deploy yet more nuclear weapons in Europe, it is impossible not to be aware of the increasing danger with which we are faced. It seems to me that unless we change the way we think and feel, the chances of our own survival and the survival of countless other living organisms on this planet are remote. I hope that we can reflect a little more about this question of our attitudes and the influence they have.

February 1985
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