- Producer18/10/2016Trapping IdeasA great value of a social media platform is linked to its ability to promote symbiosis of minds. I have reasons to claim this. Like a tree and a fungus forming symbiotic relationship that both parties strive to keep so are minds that work...
Comments22/10/2016 #38 Ali Anani#31 As this metaphor extends, trees are such a perfect image of standing strong as an individual while collaborating with all sorts of lifeforms.- yes, I agree completely with @Sara Jacobovici View more#31 As this metaphor extends, trees are such a perfect image of standing strong as an individual while collaborating with all sorts of lifeforms.- yes, I agree completely with @Sara Jacobovici in expanding this into what promises to be a great buzz. Close22/10/2016 #35 Ali Anani#28 I believe it is distortion i thinking and all for me mentality- I have done it alone- I have achieved this on my own- are just examples of this pretension. An almighty tree builds symbiotic relationship with fungi and together they established the most powerful underground social networks. It is not strong with strong or weak with strong as much as it is what symbiosis offers the two parties.22/10/2016 #34 Ali Anani#27 Yes, and I am truly happy this thought resonated wit you @Deb Lange. Being our own doesn't man isolation and no matter how strong an individual is he/she needs other people. It is going to the extremes and this or that mentality that is causing this distortion. And like you said this becomes an awakening to building symbiotic relationship and we have to search on how best to do that as not all people are the same.20/10/2016 #32 Deb Helfrich#31 I so appreciate the encouragement, @Sara Jacobovici. I have been marinating a lot on the seeming contradiction of independence and interdependence as they are both always present, it just depends on which way we squint - like the visual illusions where one image yields two entirely different pictures depending on which feature we focus on. And of course , fractal patterns - we, as observers, are the determining factor between seeing the initial shape or the larger patterns the repetition of that initial shape creates - that shape is always both an independent entity and an essential part of the pattern.
Watching all these ideas, concepts, and different expressions by different minds each day is priceless. I am so grateful for all this knowledge ripe for snatching as it flies by; I feel like a Venus Flytrap myself.
As @Ali Anani said "The movement of the parts selve the functionality of the whole system. "20/10/2016 #30 Deb Helfrich#28 It feels like we are moving a bit more in the direction of seeing the entire globe as a web of symbiotic relationships, but it runs counter to the trend of putting ourselves - humans - into boxes for the last century or so. As this metaphor extends, trees are such a perfect image of standing strong as an individual while collaborating with all sorts of lifeforms.20/10/2016 #28 Deb LangeIn reality, we do not live our lives n our own. We are all in symbiotic relationships with each other, but, we pretend we are independent. I wonder if we accepted this natural condition to be interdependent whether we could be better at supporting one another in work and life.20/10/2016 #27 Deb LangeDear @Ali Anani it is the symbiotic relationship that resonates with me so much in this post. Our society has favoured individualism, do things for yourself, be independent etc - that is all very well, I think we do need to be responsible. BUT, when we think for ourselves and create our lives as if we are separate from each other, we wonder why so many people feel alienated.
Many people feel at odds with how to be inter-dependent, or how to create a symbiotic relationship like plants, where you may do something for me and I do something different, but we are both supporting each other in different ways. In reality, we are not alone and we can not live without one another. I do hope we can learn how to create better symbiotic relationships with each other and all of nature.19/10/2016 #21 AnonymousOh I really like this comparison to the Venus fly trap. The plant on the edge of plant and animal (love that) traps what it needs to survive. The question that remains is this 'need' for ideas to produce symbiosis of minds - is this a need that must be filled in order for us to survive as a species? It would seem so, as the excellent comments reflect. I will contemplate more on this as there is much to digest in this fascinating buzz!
- 12/10/2016People have written much about trees (Joyce Kilmer, @Ali Anani...)
For me, trees anchor me to nature, to a world that is bigger than I.
This is my favourite tree in the town where I live. If you look close, you can see the picnic table under its mighty canopy.
This is my latest photo posted to my Flickr photostream. ( www.flickr.com/photos/kwpashuk )
- Producer07/10/2016Simple, but CreativeAmong the many things trees teach us is their ability to do complex reactions and functions with great simplicity. From very few simple chemicals trees are able to transform them into complex molecules with a purpose. Trees have discovered that...
Comments09/10/2016 #39 Ali AnaniDear @Deb Lange- yes, and you explain why we have so few pioneers. Numbers talk. 2-3% are pioneers and up to 15% are early adopters. Discovery means taking risk and not staying in our comfort zone. Birds migrate from cold regions to warm ones. We do the same, or use mechanical devices such as heating/cooling. Trees stay where they are and have therefore developed great and stunning ideas on how to cope with the environment. Yes, we do adapt eventually, but at what cost. You now that the cost of finding wound dressing or pain killers cost humanity so much money and troubles when trees were producing their own analgesics. I am publishing in few minutes what may be an extended response to your lovely comment. It is amazing that as I was about to upload that you commented. I always give priority to respond to sound comments than publishing.09/10/2016 #38 Deb LangeDear @Ali Anani, you say, "Trees have to stay on the edge to adapt for the uncontrollable environment. Trees face great challenges to which they respond with many creative strategies.". I think we too have to stay on the edge for an environment that is uncontrollable. We too face great challenges that require adaptation. However, the prevailing consciousness is safer in hanging on to the staus quo, or safer waiting until science tells us what to do, or until others pave a path before us to follow. Perhaps, it will always be like this, we will have the early adopters/adaptors/creators who are resilient and experiment and discover and create new ways to think, sense and be, just as you are leading the way with your study of trees and nature and how that relates to the way humans think. We have early adopters who are willing to plunge in, like the early people in BeBee, who want to create a different kind of connection. Then when something looks like it is being successful others will follow. Perhaps, trees and plants and other animate creatures also have this embedded. For example the 100th monkey experiment. There is usually, one being, that will experiments and creates something new and adapts and then others follow. We do eventually adapt, or if we don't species die out. This seems to be true for any living species. can we quicken our ability to adapt the more we are now connected via the internet and in bebee where we can add to each other's ideas and further pollinate them both here and across the world.08/10/2016 #36 Sara Jacobovici#33 Thanks for your comment @Irene Hackett. I appreciate you bringing in the heart and our relationship to its function. I agree that, thank God, our heart goes on in spite of us but what is interesting is that our "thinking", consciously and subconsciously, actually influences our heart rate. We can choose to slow or speed up our own heart rate. It's just a matter of understanding how to use this ability and as a response to what need.08/10/2016 #33 AnonymousDear @Sara Jacobovici, yes, isn't it amazing how "Nature knows what it needs and where to get it." I think of our own heartbeat, it continues day & night without any help from us! I wonder what would happen if we had to 'think' about beating our own hearts? I love how you point out that "we have identity issues, trees and algae do not." Your purposeful "win/win" business description is a great example of what can happen as we become less attached to our personal 'identity' and more aware of the one presence in all.08/10/2016 #32 Ali Anani#29 Your comment dear @Sara Jacobovici is deep and your writing " we have identity issues, trees and algae do not" is very true. We are molecules and when they react and exchange electrons they are even willing sometimes to lose their identity for a big cause (stability). Just thinking about water it consists of two gases. but these gases are willing to share electrons to create a BETTER IDENTITY. I think it is here where humans fail- even for a better identity they still want to keep the old ones. Something to think about08/10/2016 #29 Sara JacoboviciWith each Buzz @Ali Anani you take us a layer deeper in learning about this fascinating life form which not only connects with ours but from which you show us how much we can benefit from this learning. The line that stands out for me at this reading is, "Trees form symbiotic relationship with algae..." What is meaningful for me is that this reminds me of the difference between humans and our co-habitants in nature; we have identity issues, trees and algae do not. They are not concerned that if they enter into relationship of interdependence they will lose part of their identity. Nature knows what it needs and where to get it. That is something we humans can be reminded of; if I need to enter into a relationship with a business colleague or partner, I do not lose any aspect of my identity or take away from the identity of the other. We acknowledge what we need and how we can help each other without any loss to either of us. I think this is referred to as a "win/win situation".08/10/2016 #27 debasish majumder#26 Thank you very much sir Dr. Ali Anani, Phd. for your kind appreciation. whatever today i am writing precisely for your support and appreciation, which enable me to write primarily for your inspiration. i am indebted to you a lot sir. my heartiest tribute to you which i can only offer. my struggle and inspiration, not letting my morals down precisely for your guidance and support right from my interaction with you. a true mentor by all means.08/10/2016 #23 Jeet SarkarGreat article sir @Ali Anani! An informative article provided with many thought provoking matter! Truly, trees are facing so much problems but they survive well with new strategies, not only that they provide some chemicals by virtue of which human society are benefited as well! Flavanoids, terpenes phenol, alkaloids, sterols, waxes, fats, tannin, sugars, gums, suberins, resin acids and carotenoids are among the many classes of compounds known as secondary or special metabolites which are very essential for us too! However, a good article sir. thank you for sharing it!
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- Producer27/09/2016Ideas Don't MoveTrees don't move and yet they produce lovable fruits. I often say "a moving idea", but I am still in my place. To be living is to be moving? Trees live longer than humans. Is this a paradox? There are the walking trees. In fact, they don't...
Comments28/09/2016 #26 Ali Anani#25 Dear sister @Irene Hackett- it is a paradox. I am writing about standstill tree while having caught severe cold and then your comment warms me up and runs my water. Yes, we can go beyond our limitations and this is the core message of this buzz. Acceptance of our limitations creates creative thinking and yields to the production of fruity ideas such as yours.28/09/2016 #25 AnonymousDear brother @Ali Anani - first, please take good care of yourself as you are recovery from that cold! Second, know that your buzzes always warms my heart and move me beyond thoughts. It is interesting this idea of movement that is not associated with a phisical shift - I find the key concept to be 'shift'. Something within can shift as we go beyond limiting circumstance, beyond limiting thoughts (refer To @Lisa Gallagher recent triumph) and it is the power of the universe. Nothing less.28/09/2016 #21 Ali Anani#19 The expected quality of comment from @Mohammed Sultan and you never fail to deliver high quality fruity comments. I like so much your attention to "the idea we stick in our customers mind about our fruits(products) can pull them or move them to the store shelves to pick these fruits.This's the " idea pull" on which the concept of our ads is built". Amazing how you summarized my recent buzzes with such depth and interconnections.28/09/2016 #19 Mohammed SultanDear Ali Anani,PhD.Your ideas can take us everywhere and even can change the equilibrium of our minds.Trees don't move but produce fruits that provide us with the energy required to make us move.Some fruits, as well as,ideas are more preferable than others although they are irrigated by the same source ,the same water, and the same source of knowledge.Trees are like organizations can diversify organically either vertically or horizontally,change their leaves and businesses, but also keep their roots intact.The idea we stick in our customers mind about our fruits(products) can pull them or move them to the store shelves to pick these fruits.This's the " idea pull" on which the concept of our ads is built.Whether our advertising ideas are enough to do the job or not,we always go back to our pipelines of ideas to find a new one,and then run with it to the market.Our innovation process also starts with an idea that can move us everywhere and even can change our strategic equilibrium.27/09/2016 #11 debasish majumder'Trees move as well the make a paradigm shift in terms of different soil texture. lovely intriguing post. heat have two different impact on the same body. cold may solidified and hot evaporates. heat is also an intriguing form of energy! however, lovely insightful post as always sir Dr. @Ali Anani, Phd. enjoyed read. thank you very much for sharing the post, wishing you to be more solid in terms of your phenomenal posts enabling us to enrich sir.27/09/2016 #10 Ali Anani#7 Dear @Sara Jacobovici- Because we can propel ourselves across space, we often forget that movement takes place on so many different levels. What could i add? I think we need to collect your wisdom and fill it have A Jar of Wisdom by @Sara Jacobovici. Thank you and I agree fully that movement may be intangible sometimes.27/09/2016 #8 AnonymousThank you @Sara Jacobovici for your relevant and consistent comment, I am fully agree. The brain is converging to the quantum and cognitive limit, both sensorily sensitive in each of the principal quantum modes of interaction and possessing generalized sensory processing capabilities arising from edge of chaotic dynamics and quantum electro-physiology, understood in the perception of its existential dilemma to move on...Maybe ;) #527/09/2016 #7 Sara JacoboviciPart 2/2 You're right @Ali Anani when you advise us to learn from trees when things seem not to be moving. Because we can propel ourselves across space, we often forget that movement takes place on so many different levels. And, as you say, trees have much to teach us. They may not be able to propel themselves across space but there is constant movement in their growth and development and in their dynamic and intricate dance with nature. There is much to learn from how we move in stillness.
Vibrations are the signals of life forms; they are movements and only become sounds when they can be "heard".
Finally, I am always amazed by the fact that the same area of the brain that gives us signals to move our muscles is also the area that allows us to experience emotion and so we use the words "being moved" when describing something that we feel deeply. In this way, movement does not need to take place exclusively on a physical level. But there is no doubt how important emotions are to help us move, react, respond, engage and so on. And no doubt how important a physical movement is to enable us to shift or get out of an emotional stuck place.
Dr. Ali, I wish you a quick recovery. Feel well soon and thank you for the bottom of my heart.
- Producer09/09/2016Hello, Mister 🐧This magpie has been coming to visit for a couple of years now and sometimes brings along a fledgeling. I understand they recognise individual human features. Here is what she said to me the other day. -------------------------Hello, mister. Yes,...
Comments10/09/2016 #22 Ken Boddie#19 Perhaps, Tony, you could get your niece to photograph or video Buddy on her phone then send the video to her friends or bring it into class for 'show and tell'? That way there may be a chance that peer pressure will make her realise how unique this interaction is with the cardinal. Just a thought. 🤔10/09/2016 #21 Ken Boddie#18 Poops won't eat any fruit at all, which is strange for a cockatiel. Maggie on the other hand eats all sorts of strange things (except banana) but I haven't tried her on tofu. As for durian, I don't want my dustbin left on the street untouched on collection day, so won't entertain the thought of having any in the house.
Now about this Scrooge label, Mr Owen. Don't you know that Scots Kiwi Aussies are big spenders. Just ask the moths that inhabit my wallet, Oy vey?10/09/2016 #19 Tony BrandstetterI enjoy the little friend that come to visit. I have a little male Cardinal, Buddy that comes in the morning, I can't seem to start my day with out a visit from Buddy. My Niece, 12 years old living in the age of electronics was sitting with me, of course on her phone, Buddy came right up to her, she looked a brief second and went back to her phone. This child is missing out. I asked her, what kind of memories do you think you will make with your phone?10/09/2016 #14 Ken Boddie#11 Unfortunately, Lisa, many people are oblivious to the damage that cats do to wild life when they are left to roam free outdoors at night. We have lost a lot of our smaller species here in Oz, either due to uncontrolled cats and dogs in suburbia, or feral cats and dogs in the bush. Many of these feral animals started life as pets and then escaped after abuse or neglect.10/09/2016 #11 Lisa GallagherShe's beautiful and loved the poem @Ken Boddie! I had no idea they recognize facial features. I wonder if crows do to? My cousins had a crow that spent every spring, summer and fall around the pool with them and yes, even on their shoulder. I don't think she liked me, she used to swoop over my head like, watch out there girl.. I might peck you! Actually, I was sort of afraid of her when I was young. We had a dove on our deck today. I wondered why she didn't fly away when I opened the door, and slowly walked in front of me. I saw her neck and wing, I think a cat got to her. That made me sad!
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- Producer10/07/2016Nature's Management How nature manages things? A glance at the dry leaf in the picture tells you so many things and the most important gist of all those tellings is that 'nothing gets wasted by nature'.A leaf takes its birth on a tree. As it grows, the parent tree...
- Producer28/06/2016Pink Sand SkyAs I've grown older, I've found much inspiration in my surroundings; especially nature. Perhaps it's because the outdoors has become my therapist as I traverse the land on my nightly workout, sometimes walking, sometimes running. With each step and...
Comments30/06/2016 #10 Laura Mikolaitis#9 Thank you @Anees Zaidi for reading my poem and for your thoughtful comment. I haven't written a lot of poetry but I am fond of this piece - it is very personal to me. Thank you also for sharing your poetic verse with me. I appreciate your stopping by and adding to this buzz.29/06/2016 #9 Anees Zaidi@Laura Mikolaitis A beautiful composition from a lovely mind. Thanks @Ali Anani for bringing to my notice. 'It is you I see as I stand so still, It is you I hear in the silence of my will' This is amazing. Please see this also. I hope your poetic mind would enjoy: 'This staring at the walls and doors that I do in separation is, Looking for the breeze at times and for the letter carrier at other times'.29/06/2016 #8 Anonymous#7 And I love that quote! The river, is Life. :) If you've never read Hermann Hesse, I highly recommend him. Steppenwolf came to me magically in fictional ways once and blew my mind open (I read about Harry Haller and his Soul with a man nicknamed Harry the Hauler sitting right beside me and Life changed colours), then Siddhartha made my Heart beat. Oh, I think you just inspired me to write something, wonderful!! Have a blessed remainder of your day and thank YOU for sharing!29/06/2016 #7 Laura Mikolaitis#6 Wow, I love that quote @Melissa Hefferman. Thank you for sharing it. My husband and I find such peace at the river, so I guess it's a good thing there's one within feet of our back yard. We have a decorative sign in our house that reads: "The river. On it, and in it, and by it, and with it." It pretty much sums it up for me.29/06/2016 #6 Anonymous#4 "Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future." Hesse; Siddhartha29/06/2016 #2 Laura Mikolaitis#1 @Ali Anani what a beautiful comment, thank you. The sky that winter morning captivated me and I had to capture it with my lens. It was such a splendid morning and I was overcome with emotion. There was such a peaceful, and slightly tragic calm in the early morning light and the words just flowed. I appreciate your support!29/06/2016 #1 Ali Anani@Laura Mikolaitis- what a great poet oy are Your words flow with emotions, with visuals from nature, with beauty. You are proud to be a poet and I am proud to read your poetry.
In the distance, a glow
Of this I know, a whisper among the hills
Can you hear its echo; can you feel its chills?
Yet there I stood
So silent, so still
Tears escape my eyes, fleeing like rolling thunder
This is water running with life. I am now feel proudly enough to share your nectar. I only hope not many bees will compete with me for it.
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La gran belleza y fragancia de la corteza de color canela de un secuoya gigante de California https://ExploreTraveler.com/
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- 22/06/2016My first contribution to the new Nature Hive. Yes, @Pamela L. Williams, I took this in my yard.
Comments22/06/2016 #1 Pamela L. WilliamsI love roses! I once cross pollinated two of my favorites and since I was renting I planted in my brother's yard. His goats got into the yard and pulled all the bushes right out of the ground...SAD! I didn't see them (out of town) until it was too late to save them! Now I have to find myfavorite rose photos!
- Producer22/06/2016Heading For Flores, For here There Be Dragons!Ok, I know, technically there aren’t any dragons on the island of Flores itself but I promise, more of the big scaly fellows later. This trip was long overdue and so it was with great excitement that I landed in Ende, the old capital of this...
Comments22/06/2016 #13 Catalina SerranoHow can you describe so well Flores? It's exactly like this. And now that you have been there, haven't you ever dive? C'mon! You are in a diving paradise, (Komodo is one of my favourite spots) maybe with this I can help: https://www.bebee.com/producer/@catalina-serrano-madrid/the-best-diving-spots View moreHow can you describe so well Flores? It's exactly like this. And now that you have been there, haven't you ever dive? C'mon! You are in a diving paradise, (Komodo is one of my favourite spots) maybe with this I can help: https://www.bebee.com/producer/@catalina-serrano-madrid/the-best-diving-spots
I'm planning my holidays and I was thinking to go to a new place, but all your reads are making me want to repeat (also is so huge that you don't have time to see everything in just one trip)! Close22/06/2016 #10 Don Kerr"Perhaps I shouldn’t be so negative as why shouldn’t the overweight and the infirm have a chance to see the dragons as well. Special paths that are flat and paved have been constructed to accommodate those on little motor scooters, allowing the morbidly obese to get up close and personal with the lizards who lie around the main encampment soaking up the sun." LOL! Thanks for this @Paul Walters A lovely, refreshing read this morning.22/06/2016 #4 Paul Walters#3 @ken Boddle Thanks for that . The agency I worked for eons ago had the NT account so I guess you can say I had a hand in that line somewhere. Its been used to death forever so time to resurrect it methinks. Enjoy Lombok and the fluffy robes and towels , Its a favourite destination of mine.22/06/2016 #3 Ken BoddieSounds an interesting trip, @Paul Walters. Not sure if St George ever made it to Pulau Flores and Komodo though. A few of my extended Indonesian family and I are visiting nearby Pulau Lombok in a couple of months, where things are a bit more "rain head showers and fluffy white robes". I did suggest we explore Flores but there were no other takers. Not sure if you remember Daryl Somers of 'Hey Hey' fame but your sign-off reminds me of his TV ads for NT.
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¿Tiene algo de comer? Pelícanos hambrientos en Oceanside California https://ExploreTraveler.com/