What is a Tree?

No brain, no problem — Breaking barriers of belief about cognition and consciousness

Carl Godlove
Nov 15, 2018 · 4 min read
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One of my favorite trees and very old friend
Santa Barbara Train Station, 2012

“All things share the same breath — the beast, the tree, the man. The air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.”

— Chief Seattle, Suquamish and Duwamish Leader


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Courtesy of Waterman Plumbing, Toronto, Canada



“This we know: the Earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the Earth. All things are connected, like the blood that unites one family. Whatever befalls the Earth, befalls the sons of the Earth. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.”

— Chief Seattle

Be Yourself Blog

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Be Yourself Blog

A blog about fearlessly living a life of your making, where you can express who you are in all you do. In other words, be yourself.

Carl Godlove

Written by

I try to leave people a little better than I found them, and inspire others to do the same. carlgodlove.com beyourselfblog.com

Be Yourself Blog

A blog about fearlessly living a life of your making, where you can express who you are in all you do. In other words, be yourself.

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