«In lichens, an organism unravels into an entire ecosystem and an ecosystem thickens into an organism. Going from a “whole” to a “set of parts” and back. Constantly switching from one perspective to another”.
Merlin Sheldrake, Entangled Life (2020)
“Beneath our superficial differences, we are all communities of bacteria on the go. The world glitters, divisionistic landscape made up of many tiny living beings.”