Mice and humans share upward of 97.5% of their working DNA, and, according to multiple 2014 publications in the science journal Nature, “the systems that are used to control gene activity have many similarities in mice and humans, and have been conserved, or continued, through evolutionary time.”
- We are tightly bound and intimately related to the entirety of the Natural World - down to the most basic level at which we have begun to understand the miracle of life. As we fail to take care to preserve and protect the World of Nature that sustains everything that lives, we are undermining our own existence.
- We are used to assuming that what is most important, in understanding the world, is our ability to define the differences that divide one thing from another. In the context of our politics - taking an example close to my heart, and with an election coming up tomorrow - please notice where that has gotten us.