Sunday, 30 June 2013


To Confund: to throw Nature into increased confusion or disorder.

Confundology: The study of confusion, chaos, disorder, disruption and ruination in Nature. The study of disorder in Nature due to climate change.

From:  con·found  
tr.v. con·found·ed, con·found·ing, con·founds
1. To cause to become confused or perplexed.
2. To fail to distinguish; mix up: confound fiction and fact.
3. To make (something bad) worse: Do not confound the problem by losing your temper.
4. To cause to be ashamed; abash: an invention that confounded the skeptics.
5. To damn.
6. a. To frustrate: trivial demands that confounded the peace talks; b. Archaic To bring to ruination.

[Middle English confounden, from Anglo-Norman confundre, from Latin confundere, to mix together, confuse : com-, com- + fundere, to pour; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]
The opposite of Phenology… the science dealing with the influence of climate on the recurrence of such annual phenomena of animal and plant life as budding and bird migrations. Phenology is the systematic study of pattern and order in Nature due to climate, lunar and solar cycles.