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A trance-noise border crossing
Ecstatic music/dance ritual for non-believers. By John Davis.
What Might Have Been: Reflections on 1970s Afghanistan
The tragic case study of Afghanistan before blowback. By Chris Lowry.
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin"
"The woman looked up at me and said, in some kind of broken English, 'Did you see it? Was it …?'" A vacation report by Fred Fiske.
Why climb it, swim it, cross it? Because it's there
Three reasons to do one of those 'crazy' and rather difficult undertakings . . . like run across a desert. By Jonny Wright.
Strange Tools: Art & Human Nature
A philosopher makes the case for thinking of works of art as tools for investigating ourselves. By Alva Noë.
Life on Parade, NYC!
After a shocking week, we salute creativity on the streets of Soho. Photographs by Whitney Smith.
Southern Exposure: 3 Poems by Greg Sellers
3 Poems: 'This Side of Dark Water', 'Faith Found in a Pasture,' 'Autumn Saudade.' By Greg Sellers.
Rethinking Higher Education in a Time of Tyranny
What kind of democracy is possible when the institutions that are crucial to a vibrant civil society are vanishing? By Henry Giroux.
Bound for a Better Life
"She feels no bitterness . . ." Stories of Chinese women who endured the wages of a passport to marriage. By Herbert Wright.
'Scientifically formulated' allure . . . Get some today!
Narcissus, Psyche and Eros get wiggy at the beauty counter. "She veers over to the time cream, palms the heavy sea-green tester, and begins to lubricate herself." Humour by Marni Jackson.
Ten cents a plant, that's what they pay me
The society of young tree planters is one that grows tight root systems from intimate exposure to wilderness, soil and brutal work. By Kristel Derkowski.
Is that a face or a building?
A study finds that we process faces and architecture using the same part of the brain. By Peter McMahon.
I will pretend I am hunting monkeys
Oil and water, up and down the Amazon. An Ecuadorian warrior travels north to take on the Company. By Joe Kane.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture