Life Lessons from the Attempted Murder of a 262-Year-Old Tree

Might it foreshadow the beginning of the end of the world?

Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD
4 min readAug 12, 2022

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Not all trees are equal. Some are bigger, older, and more majestic than others. Of course, all trees matter, but not to the same degree or in the same kind of ways.

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Erik P.M. Vermeulen, PhD

Prof (law) exploring the collision of life, work, and technology, with a current project in the works - a sci-fi novel.