I hope Tim doesn’t mind me rephrasing him in order to draw a parallel with my previous post. Let me just quote him:
you have to wonder whether your poem about global warming is really a hyperobject’s way of distributing itself into human ears and libraries.
This reminds me of Levi’s new project, The Domestication of Humans, which has resonances with Pollan’s The Botany of Desire. At the end of the day, what we find out in all of this is that its objects that animate us with their devices and tools, their flirtation and seduction.