I have no interest in insects, let alone termites except to kill them before they eat my house , but this book was very interesting nonetheless. An assessment of Marais' status as an Afrikaner hero was published by historian Sandra Swart. He married Aletta Beyers but she died from puerperal fever a year later, eight days after the birth of their son, Marais' only child. He attended school in Pretoria, and , and much of his early education was in English, as were his earliest poems. The dust wrapper is in fair condition with some chipping and loss to the back flap. He involved himself deeply in local politics. And bright in the dim-light and bare, as vast as God's mercy has bade, lie the plains in starlight and shade.
In terme van tydloosheid, en in terme daarvan dat die lewensgebondenheid aan die natuur eindig, is sy stelling kortsigtig. Eugene Marais was himself an extraordinary man who spent many years in the early 1900s combining professional work as a advocate with painstaking observation of animal behaviour including termites, baboons and snakes. It is alleged that Maeterlinck had come across Eugene Marais' series of articles, and that it would have been easy for Maeterlinck to translate from Afrikaans to French, since Maeterlinck knew Dutch and had already made several translations from Dutch into French before. The Soul of the White Ant - Marais - ToC The Soul of the White Ant by Eugène N. He was also a Fleming. My basiese akademiese agtergrond is in die fisika en wiskunde en ek het nie diepgaande kennis van die biologiese wetenskappe nie. De tekst laat het echter sterk aan de acteur en de muziek over om de emoties waar te maken.
It is observed that virtue in one programme is understanding with the concomitant ability to explain — and, hence, teachwhile the primary virtue in the other programme is the utility — and ultimately efficiency — that this may add to human problem solving skills. Vandag het ons omvattende en volledige comprehensive teorie, wat vir ons die fantastiese verhaal in baie detail vertel. In 1936, deprived of morphine for some days, he borrowed a shotgun on the pretext of killing a snake and shot himself in the chest. In 1926, one year after Die Huisgenoot published Marais's article, Maeterlinck stole Marais's work and published it under his own name, without acknowledgement, in a book titled The Life of the White Ant, first published in French and soon afterwards in English and several other languages. God is dus nie ewig nie, maar tydloos. This might be the one push for me to want to learn Afrikaans properly. Eugene Marais spent 10 years studying termites.
Dit het oor 'n tydperk van minstens 50 miljoen jaar gestrek en dalk langer want baie van die organismes wat volgens die fossielrekord in daardie tyd bestaan het, het blykbaar etlike miljoene jare voor die sg. Indeed, the original Afrikaans articles would have been intelligible to any Fleming, for Afrikaans and Flemish are very similar. Geleidelik het die aarde afgekoel. In some chapters there is not a sentence but would have clamoured for these; and the letterpress would have been swallowed up by vast masses of comment, like one of those dreadful books we hated so much at school. In 1926, the year after he had published a definitive article on his original research and conclusions about the white ant, a world-famous European author took half Marais's life-work and published it as his own. Hierdie bedrywighede behels die hele persoon. He attended school in Pretoria, Boshof and Paarl and much of his early education was in English, as were his earliest poems.
Post ads for free Login Register How to partner with Clasf. Your opinion is important to us. Written almost one hundred years ago by Eugene Marais the book discusses his meticulous observations of the termites of South Africa and the conclusions he drew from them. His studies of led him to conclude that the colony ought to be considered as a single organism, a prescient insight that predated the elaboration of the idea by. Tientalle Bybelverse verwys na die siel as sterflik. Marais is amongst the greatest of the Afrikaans poets and remains one of the most popular, although his output was not large. Die model wat ek baie kripties hierbo uiteengesit het verskaf aan my en die ganse wetenskaplike wêreld genoeg bevredigende antwoorde om die verskeidenheid van lewe op aarde te verklaar.
Die wonder van die Oerknal lê egter in wat kort na die aanvang daarvan gebeur het. In both fields his findings were revolutionary. Despite these misgivings, there is no reference to Eugène Marais in the bibliography. So jou punt maak net glad nie sin nie. Thys, Waar was ek so vreeslik vyandig teenoor evolusie? Eugène Charles Gerard was Marais' only child. In 1936, Eugène Marais killed himself with a shotgun on a farm near Pretoria. First published in 1925, this book is an extraordinary mix of careful scientific observation, brave and insightful hypothesis, and polemical rave.
Watter vreeslike opleiding het jy om so van die hoogtes af te roem op jou meerdere kennis. It not only shows the close friendship between Marais and the physician and poet dr. In 1901 he had written The Life of the Bee, a mixture of natural history and philosophy, but he was a dramatist and a poet, not a scientist. However, he was struck down by malaria and before the supplies could be delivered to the Boers the war ended. In the poem Waar Tebes in die stil woestyn, he writes as translated into English by J. Dit skep ook nie 'n onoorkombare probleem vir natuurlike seleksie nie. Increasing depression drove him to retreat to Waterberg, a mountain fastness in northern Transvaal.
When asked why he took drugs, he variously pleaded ill health, insomnia and, later, the death of his young wife as a result of the birth of his only child. It became a family joke. In geschreven vorm komt de tekst, winnaar van de Toneelschrijfprijs 2004, waarschijnlijk op een heel andere manier tot zijn recht dan hoe ze hier gebracht wordt. Rooikrans — Solank as mense kan onthou, waak hierdie rots oor die vallei wat ons later Ceres sou noem. How we humans underestimate the intelligence of creatures so radically different from ourselves as ants appear to be! For further help please do not hesitate to us. His observation that the termite colony works very much like an individual organism I thought was very interesting.