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Welcomer, St John's Cathedral

Prof Rod Rogers

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Prof. Rod Rogers is a retired plant scientist who worships at St John’s Anglican Cathedral, Brisbane. Rod holds the degrees Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Science and now expresses his faith through welcoming and helping visitors understand the significance of St John’s Cathedral.

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Complexity is our friend

“Complexity means one plus one can be more than two, then two plus two can be a surprisingly large number. A complex system is more than its component parts, for out of the relationships between the parts new things emerge. A lichen on a desert rock near Thargomindah emerges from the interactions between a fungus and an alga that normally cannot live in dry air or full sun,” says Prof. Roderick Rogers