19. Pollan asks, “What happens when the wild potatoes and wild apples are gone?” What is his implied answer to this question?
The Botany of Desire: Chapter 2, Questions 1, 5, 6, 11, 18, 19, & 201. Pollan asks whether beauty has a purpose. What purpose might our understanding and appreciation of beauty have? How do flowers such as tulips satisfy that purpose?
5. What evolutionary benefit might there have been for people to have been attracted to flowers.