Timothy Morton is Professor and Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English at Rice University. His latest books are "Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence" (Columbia University Press) and "Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People" (Verso).
Flowers exist. Flowers are symptoms of sexual selection. Sexual selection is incredibly expensive from the genome’s point of view. So if genes are “selfish” in some sense, sexual selection is … Read More