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What Went Wrong

What Went Wrong I In the Spring of 1962, I boarded the S.S. Serbija, bound from New York City to Tangiers, Morocco. The purpose of the trip was to go climbing in the Alps. A secondary purpose was to visit … Continue reading

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The Verdict Is In

The verdict is in. Homo sapiens has fucked up. We’ve screwed the pooch. It’s been 50 years or so since folks started talking about humanity’s tenure on Earth. Worrisome talk, seen in books such as: “Silent Spring” (1962) and “The … Continue reading

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Natural Beauty and the Evolution of Joy

Few would say that they don’t find nature to be beautiful. Perhaps some would point out that they don’t like creepy, crawly things, or biting insects. But they might also admit that, upon closer examination, these creatures show beauty in … Continue reading

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