Industrial scale and brittleness

Look at that banana, just look at it. Bananas are a modern miracle. They’re cheap, nutritious, and readily available. And just about every banana you’ve ever eaten (if you live in the Northern Hemisphere) came from the same tree. Not just a similar tree, the way oak trees are all similar to one another. The […]


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