Mother Nature

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Mother Nature

  1. A personification of nature as woman, stressing fertility and fecundity. Based upon either goddesses of the earth and nature, Gaia, Rhea, or Demeter.
    Synonym: Mother Earth
    • 2020 April 28, Thomas L. Friedman, “Is Sweden Doing It Right?”, in New York Times[1]:
      But when you’re in a struggle with one of Mother Nature’s challenges — like a virus or a climate change — the goal is not to defeat her. No one can. She’s just chemistry, biology and physics. The goal is to adapt.

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