Thu, 17 Oct | Howler

Melbourne: Nature Knows Best

Come listen to chemists, comedians, lawyers and other riff raff as we debate whether Mother Nature gets it right.
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Melbourne: Nature Knows Best

Time & Location

17 Oct 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Howler, 7-11 Dawson St, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

About the Event

 This round's topic: Nature Knows Best.

We are born of nature. We strive daily to return to Mother's ideal state; organic, pure, fresh, and free of chemicals. We're told we would definitely be a lot happier if we shook off the shackles of modern day living; buried our smart phone, swapped out our laptop for lapping lakes, exchanged our coke for coconuts and netflix for nectar and flowers.

And it's true; mother nature invented heaps of good stuff. Like sunsets. And the mantis shrimp. But she also invented scurvy. And obstetric fistula. And kidney stones. I mean what were we supposed to do with kidney stones!

Let's be honest; if left purely to the whims of evolution a whole bunch of us would not be alive for this event. To feed the lion nature sacrifices the goat. And the goat didn't really get a say in it. Nature doesn't have much truck with democracy.

And who gets to draw the line as to what even is natural? I mean, everything is of nature, if you squint hard enough. With the right mind set real estate agents are natural. So are banking holidays.

Come grab a bite and a beverage at the Howler and join us as we get essentialist.  

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