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How the Built Environment Affects Us
A new exhibition in London explores how buildings help and hurt us. By Herbert Wright.
Empathy and obedience
One could liken the death penalty juror to the experiment subjects of Stanley Milgram, who famously shed light on the capacity of ordinary people to commit heinous crimes.
A trance-noise border crossing
Ecstatic music/dance ritual for non-believers. By John Davis.
Democracy & its desperations
"Why do something if you just don't get the point of why you should?" Trying to learn from people who don't think the same. By Fred Fiske.
For a better view, scaling the heights of London
Seeing a metropolis from its 'peaks' Review by Andrew Herbert — with an excerpt by Tom Chivers.
Painters Made From Wilderness & Light
Ontario landscape can cast a veritable spell. For a painter who understands service and the wild. there may be no going back. By Gene Threndyle.
The Meditating Brain
What research is telling us about the effects of willing ourselves to be quiet for a few minutes a day. By Nicky Penttila.
Go fishing in your garage
The farm began with 500 tiny tilapia fry and a few mint and basil plants in Toole’s 14th floor apartment. By Rosie Jackson.
Fashion-Forward Like No Tomorrow
Past fallen civilizations and what they tell us about how to get to a sustainable future. By John Davis.
Finding our humanity in keepsakes
How the mundane becomes inspirational . . . A major exhibition celebrates the beauty of random objects collected with love and taste. By Sophie Kromholz.
The Art of Reflective Short Prose
Sitting somewhere between devotional literature and diary writing, five short prose pieces about the enchantment of everyday life. By Sherry Sonnett.
Soul Song of an Eco-warrior
Why Edward Abbey's sense of what matters is imprinted in local places we cherish. By John Davis.
Looking down the barrel of Guns & (some) People
A conversation with an outsider reveals some fresh ways of looking at the gun debate. By Craig K. Comstock.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture