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Is El Greco Making Maps?

Perception vs Reality

  In 1984, I wrote an article for Seeds magazine titled “Is El Greco Making Maps?” It was a reaction to a new map developed by Arno Peters. What follows, borrows a bit from that piece. In the mid-1980s a map appeared that looked like something straight off El Greco’s easel. It evoked emotions I […]

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When a Tree is a Monk

    Often we can’t see the forest for the trees. But sometimes we might just need to see the tree differently. I was recently talking with some folks at Interfaith Power & Light, an organization that works with faith groups on climate change. They were telling me about their work with Buddhist monks who […]

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