George Tsakraklides

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George is a scientist, researcher, author of 8 books and host of the George Reads George podcast. His writing has been described by his readers as a mix of ecology, science, philosophy and poetry. Sometimes writing blogs and essays, other times poetry or memes, George often draws on his personal memoirs, exploring the toxic cocktail of existential crises that summarise humanity's predicament: climate change, human exploitation, tech-induced mental illness and the 6th mass extinction, all of them a result of our deep existential fear. In his books George often asks why we, humans, do the things that we do, which often seem to make no sense. His life's ambition is to try and reveal, to set free, the Other Human that resides in each one of us: ...more

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A New Earth – Genesis

(continued from previous) “Michael – you have to come look at this”

Olivia lifted her eyes off the microscope, turning her attention to the rack of fresh samples that had just arrived by air less than an hour ago.  They looked denser already.

‘’It’s growing real fast.  This is incredible.  What kind of phytoplankton does this?”

“One that has a few bizarre matches in our DNA database, apparently” – Mi

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