…according to Edward O. Wilson means that “we need to affiliate with nature in order to be happy.” He says that this is so deeply rooted in our biology that we are hardly aware of it, but feel it, crave it, require it for health and well-being.


My neighbors who work the water would agree. Out on the water in the early morning, feeling the rivers and tributaries, the fish and crabs, clams and oysters, the sands and muddy bottoms…….following the weather and tides and moons. I felt that way recently in the Arboretum, walking in the woods, taking deep breaths of the layers of life. Connected.

~ by kbosin on May 25, 2012.

3 Responses to “biophilia”

  1. This is exactly what I was thinking when I wrote about our latest beach hike … but didn’t have a word for it! Thank you Cathy!!!

  2. My favorite time out on the ocean is very early – when no one else is around.

  3. Björk !!

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