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Slime mold is sometimes called a superorganism: an organism made up of organisms.
The first theme centers on superorganisms, animals such as ants and bees that act in cohesion as a single organism.
Keats argues humans are becoming more and more like a superorganism.
The film draws on philosophers, evolutionary biologists, and others who talk about the human superorganism (like a supersized ant colony) altering the environment as an entity in ways that can make any one human feel overwhelmed.
But really, the ants form a superorganism that’s more powerful than the sum of its parts.
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