- bio- + -philia (Wiktionary)
“The term biophilia, coined by Wilson, describes the human affinity for life, which according to Wilson, engenders both a human-to-human connection and a human connection to all other living species.”
“As though we didn't know that Wilson has raised awareness about biodiversity and why it matters, coined the term biophilia to describe our intrinsic connection to and love for animals and other organisms, and profoundly altered our understanding of social behavior.”
“It's called biophilia -- an oddly scary term for an interesting idea: we are genetically programmed to interact with nature.”
“Carel gets philosophical with a young animal rights activist over predatory biophilia: "In essence, Tim and his hunter target audience are both motivated by the same animal drive: an innate love and fascination with other animals, that thing that Edward O. Wilson called biophilia, a trait that's strongest in the predators: the sated leopard that watches each gazelle with keen interest, the wolves that slaughter the silly contents of a sheep corral and leave them for the magpies, and the well-fed suburbanite, an SUV hauling his camo-clad ass up the mountainside.”
“As to why we love hearing birds sing, American biologist EO Wilson coined the term "biophilia" for our deep human need to connect with nature.”
“It is effective because it taps into the "biophilia" in us, and works to convey an environmental benefit - real or imagined - of a product.”
“The organisation extols not just the fitness benefits of working out outside, but our need to spend time in the great outdoors to maintain overall mental and physical wellbeing - defined by the great biologist Edward O Wilson as "biophilia".”
“E.O. Wilson, who coined the term "biophilia" to highlight our innate attraction to the natural world.”
“biophilia" to highlight our innate attraction to the natural world.”
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An Ecosystem of earth/life-related words.
lover of the specified person or thing
Discombobulating the illiterate since the middle of the last century.
A somewhat discriminatory list of words and phrases collected for their euphonic or arcane appeal, interesting etymology, or concise definition of an otherwise unnamed phenomenon or concept.
Zoom'om'om; inspiration, vitality, solemness, and sunrays...
all the words I included in this TED book.
good heavens miss yakamoto you're beautiful
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