Chickens, William Blake, and Why The Limits of Science Don’t Matter

I’ve been slowly reading Roy Bedichek’s splendid and horrifically overlooked Adventures With A Texas Naturalist —  a 50-year-old book  fresh as any new bloom,  packed with smart talk about science  slipped into fine-grained observations about swallows, frogs, or, in this case, chickens. His family kept chickens when he was a boy growing up in Texas. How, […]

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