Literary Fiction

Rivers & The Clash between the Earth and the World

In his essay, The Origin of the Work of Art, the philosopher Martin Heidegger made an important distinction between the Earth and the World. Roughly, the “Earth” is the biotic entity that precedes humanity, and the “World” is what humans make of the earth when
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Matryoshka dolls and A Brief History of Time…

If it is true that we as individuals are actually the sum of what has gone before us, i.e.,  the historical context within which we find ourselves (living at a particular time, in a particular place, from within a particular family) – or as my narrator Taylor Thatcher suggests:  “It w
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As It Is On Earth has Launched!

The image here is a favorite – the Iranian government’s use of Adobe Photoshop to boost their arsenal. As It Is On Earth has launched as well, as of 9/8/2012 – a week early to accommodate all the pre-orders.. In this case, many copies are just fine. Return to Ruminations… &
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