Nicole Rosow – The Flamingo’s Smile (excerpt)


Nicole Rosow – Associate Director of Sustainability. IE University


The Flamingo’s Smile (excerpt) by Stephen Jay Gould, published 1985

We have become, by the power of a glorious evolutionary accident called intelligence, the stewards of life’s continuity on earth. We did not ask for this role, but we cannot abjure it. We may not be suited to it, but here we are.