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Strange Tools: Art & Human Nature
A philosopher makes the case for thinking of works of art as tools for investigating ourselves. By Alva Noë.
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.
A place no white wanted
When a writer starts asking about who lived in their house before them, out comes a slice of not-so-romantic American history. By Kelly Garriott Waite.
Land, Communities, History and Us
On a desolate island in the northwestern Scotland, lessons in trying to intuit the past through marks on the landscape. By David Frankel.
Vigil-rama wants you!
A well-reasoned new project by the National Rifle Association helps stamp out alien plots and seditious foreign influences. Coming soon to a law-abiding community near you. By Fred Fiske.
Deliberately Moving Away to Something Else
An arty, earth-lovin', radical road-crazed cast of semi-serious, semi-sweet characters celebrate settling down. By Whitney Smith.
Walking the Soul Edge of Dance
A choreographer presents evidence of a dancing life. By Patricia Beatty, with photographs by Cylla von Tiedemann.
Empathy in an age of extinction
Introducing the Charter for Animal Compassion . . . Putting our human selves behind the eyes of the non-human heart and mind. By Rob Percival.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture