Lewis Thomas has often been called the “poet-philosopher” of the medical world and that’s because of his ability to link all things to a central idea of biology.
Where others might fear to tread, Lewis sees a world in which poetry, computing, death, insects, etc. are all related and fascinating for it.
We agree with Lewis Thomas and it comes through in his writing constantly that relationships and sociability are a key ingredient in what makes the world around us what it is in all its glory.
If you want to go beyond Gaia Theory into a world of true interconnectedness via the “social being”, you can’t miss The Lives of a Cell.
You can grab a copy online here.