World Without Microbes
Name: Hareema S.
Date: November 2003
What would the world be like if there were no decomposing microbes?
This world of ours is (or was made to be) in a a perfect equilibrium. Without
entering in any religious or philosophical digressions, that is a fact. Every
single living being has a place of of its own in the world. The equilibrium and
economics are all adjusted.Or must be. If there were not decomposing microbes
probably there will be not things for them to decompose...or within time things
would arrange themselves in a different way for them to decompose or there will
be not the Earth as we know it. As there are so many different worlds.
Of course what I say is an image. But we must keep in mind that what holds the
Earth like it is depends upon the species equilibrium, all of them. Even the
ones we can call "bad". That is why Ecology is so important for maintaining
And thanks for asking NEWTON!
(Dr. Mabel Rodrigues)
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