Matt Ridley believes that thanks to the ceaseless capacity of the human race for innovative change, and the inevitable disasters along the way, the twenty-first century will see both human prosperity and natural biodiversity enhanced.
Island By: Aldous Huxley Lost References: The Pala Ferry alludes to Pala, the fictional island of this novel's title. ("?") In the beginning of the book, the main character is "lying there like a corpse in the dead leaves, his hair mattered, his face grotesquely smudged and bruised, his clothes in rags and muddy, Will Farnaby awoke with a start.", appearing to be the inspiration for the very beginning of LOST ("Pilot, Part 1").
'Ideas are worthless if you cant make them happen.' I'm still in the process of reading this one, but it is great to have it laying around. Perfect to help you make the complex clear and make you get into action!
« Le dessein de ce roman est nouveau sans doute ; l’ascendant de la Vertu sur le Vice, la récompense du bien, la punition du mal, voilà la marche ordinaire de tous les ouvrages de cette espèce ; ne devrait-on pas en être rebattu ! Mais offrir partout le Vice triomphant et la Vertu victime de ses sacrifices, montrer une infortunée errante de malheurs en malheurs, jouet de la scélératesse...»
Bryan Sykes gives us a first hand account of his research into a remarkable gene which passes undiluted from generation to generation through the material line and shows how it is bing used to rack our genetic acestors through time and space,