Parable of the Sower - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

In the epigraph to this chapter, the word "Earthseed" is defined. Earthseed is "all that spreads Earthlife to new earths."

Saturday, April 26, 2025. Lauren further elaborates that her "God-is-Change belief system," is Earthseed. Lauren devises this name as she is planting in the garden. Lauren believes that this Earthseed philosophy comes to her; it is not her making it up. She believes the ideas in Earthseed already exist and that she is merely discovering them. Lauren struggles with one paradox that she is unable to understand: "Why is the universe?/To shape God. Why is God?/To shape the universe." Lauren believes that someday when people are not so focused on her age, they will pay attention to her writings and use them to create a better future.

Saturday, June 7, 2025. Lauren has finished collecting the items for her survival pack...

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