The Secret Life of Plants 1979 Documentary. Watch video and judge for yourself.


The Secret Life of Plants is a documentary based on the book of the same title, written by Peter Tompkins. In the book, the author investigates if plants have emotions, if they can talk to each other, can they hear what humans say to them? Do plants grow when you talk to them, or are they just absorbing the carbon dioxide that leaves our lunges? This movie and book were made over 44 years ago. Today you can see new and research papers suggesting that Mr. Tomkins was not to far behind the truth.

Watch the full video below and see what the whole controversy is about.


The Secret Life of Plants (1973) is a book by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. The book documents controversial experiments that reveal unusual phenomena regarding plants such as plant sentience, discovered through experimentation. It goes on to discuss philosophies and progressive farming methods based on these findings. The book was heavily criticized by scientists for promoting absurd pseudoscientific claims.

This movie shows time-lapse photography documents the pain and joy plants experience and how they communicate it. Soundtrack by Stevie Wonder.


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