From first leaf to the future
Friday April 19th 2019, 10:24 pm
Filed under: Life

Someone in the New York Times, I think it was, was quoting from Oliver Sacks’ last and posthumously published book, and now I really need to go read it.

Sacks was talking about the restorative power of gardens. Of being in nature. That it offered powerful medicine to the brain.

He said that of his neurology patients, even those whose minds were far gone with Alzheimer’s: if you got down to the soil with them and handed them a seedling, not one, ever, had tried to plant it upside down.

They knew how these things must go, and the worst ravages of the brain could not take that away from them.

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That’s amazing, what’s the name of the Book? I love his stuff. Did you know that the HighLord Rabbi of London was a relative of Oliver Sacks – Jonathan Sacks. However there was riff in the family

Comment by Afton 04.20.19 @ 3:30 am

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