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“City Lights Alter Rhythm of Life on Long Island Sound” by Kirk Johnson from

;The heavy-footed arrogance that humans are often accused of in dealing with the natural world doesn’t work. You are just a guy with a ridiculously fake thing at the end of a string, trying a trick. You have surrendered most of the advantages of big-brained opposable-thumbed bipedalism.

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Grant Barrett