In 1973, Calhoun published his Universe 25 research as "Death Squared: The Explosive Growth and Demise of a Mouse Population." It is, to put it lightly, an intense academic reading experience.
Wow. Not kidding even a little.
I shall largely speak of mice, but my thoughts are
on man, on healing, on life and its evolution.
Threatening life and evolution are the two deaths,
death of the spirit and death of the body. Evolution,
in terms of ancient wisdom, is the acquisition
of access to the tree of life. This takes us back to
the white first horse of the Apocalypse which with
its rider set out to conquer the forces that
threaten the spirit with death. Further in Revelation
(ii.7) we note: 'To him who conquers I will
grant to eat the tree' of life, which is in the
paradise of God' and further on (Rev. xxii.2):
'The leaves of the tree were for the healing of