Jeff Hood-Eve’s Garden

  I have been fascinated, confounded and dismayed by the paradox of humanity’s apparent gift of consciousness and our inability as a species to make conscious decisions. We are aware of our separation from our garden and the damage we’ve wreaked, yet we continue to multiply and gobble her up at a catastrophic rate. Our species behavior reflects no more consciousness than the fabled lemmings who overpopulate their arctic island and then race over the cliffs to their doom. For some help, I’ve consulted with Eve, the first to be cast out from the garden because of her desire for knowledge.