It's Not Easy Being Green. What if Plants Have a Brain?

If plants can see, hear, smell and remember, is it ethical to eat them?

Calculating jewelweeds? Conniving tomatoes? Sentimental willow trees? The concepts seem strange. But before we go further, let’s remember John Milton’s declaration: “Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.” So let us return to the source of these odd ideas.