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Gai·a

 (gā′ə, gī′ə)
n.
Variant of Gaea.
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Gaia

(ˈɡeɪə) ,

Gaea

or

Ge

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the goddess of the earth, who bore Uranus and by him Oceanus, Cronus, and the Titans
[from Greek gaia earth]
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Noun1.Gaia - (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythologyGaia - (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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I am fed up with the vocal minority whose approach is to belittle other viewpoints (Ed Johnson's letter regarding Gaians "reading animal entrails, eating dirt, and barking at the moon") or claim that the answers are simple (James A.
But for the Gaians, the collective consciousness seems to be a twofold thing.
founder Dave Foreman described human beings as a "cancer" in the natural world, and some Gaians refer to humans as parasitic "intelligent fleas" on the planet (cf.