Tabletop Transitional – How scientists see the world, the beautiful, beautiful world

A pervasive belief in modern society is that science detracts from nature, that understanding reality at a fundamental level, the how and why, clouds its beauty. To that pervasive belief and all its acolytes I say “Nonsense – here’s a comic by Abstruse Goose.”

If I were glancing upon that scene, I’d also be visualising the evolutionary relationships between the trees, ferns, carrots, rabbits and birds. What’s more beautiful than a phylogenetic tree?

Thanks to Alles was lebt for bringing this to my attention. Danke.

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