The Resource Therefore choose life : the found Massey lectures, George Wald, (ebook)

Therefore choose life : the found Massey lectures, George Wald, (ebook)

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Therefore choose life : the found Massey lectures
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Therefore choose life
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the found Massey lectures
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George Wald
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eng
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"All men, everywhere, have asked the same questions: Whence we come, what kind of thing we are, and at least some intimation of what may become of us..."So begins Nobel Prize-winning scientist George Wald's 1970 Massey Lectures, now in print for the first time ever. Where did we come from, who are we, and what is to become of us - these questions have never been more urgent. Then, as now, the world is facing major political and social upheaval, from overpopulation to nuclear warfare to environmental degradation and the uses and abuses of technology. Using scientific fact as metaphor, Wald meditates on our place, and role, on Earth and in the universe. He urges us to therefore choose life - to invest in our capabilities as human beings, to heed the warnings of our own self-destruction, and above all to honor our humanity
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Midwest
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1906-1997
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Wald, George
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303.48/3
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no index present
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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CBC Massey lectures
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Life
  • Evolution
  • Bioethics
  • Religion and science
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adult
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Therefore choose life : the found Massey lectures, George Wald, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781487003210
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11962865
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Therefore choose life : the found Massey lectures, George Wald, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781487003210
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11962865
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11962865
System control number
MWT11962865
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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