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Buzzing a Dose of Symmentropy


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Consider life as a honey bee. While enjoying your morning buzz, you find that an orange tree burst into full blossom overnight. After a quick taste, you hurry back to the hive to share the news of this great treasure. Of course, you have no thumbs so writing a quick note, even if you could find a pencil, is quite impossible. You could take to a stump and deliver a great oration on the value of pollen to the hive, except that the shape of your mouth makes speaking or singing difficult. Your gifts are your legs, wings and wiggly abdomen with its potent stinger, so you take center hive in the honey comb and dance the message to the strains of the “Orange Blossom Special”.

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