The hundredth monkey discovers chaos theory
...OR The hundredth microbe discovers the kimchi theory
a review of
Wild Fermentation by Sandor E. Katz, 2003, 180 pp, $25. vvww.chelseagreen.com
The “hundredth monkey” suggests that if enough animals (including people) begin doing something, the rest will follow. “Chaos theory” suggests that a very small change can set a process in motion which causes an enormous effect. As a single yeast cell will divide and change barley to beer, we can feel empowered to change our lives.
Nov 22, 2017