Build new cities?


We tend to think the concentration camp was something that came out of World War II. If we're a bit more versed in western history we might think of the Boer War, or even the American Civil War…. But what is a concentration camp? How is it materially different from a city? Perhaps not a… Continue reading Build new cities?

Respect


Is respect for a situation bound up with recognizing its – and our – limitations? This question can be more complex than it appears at first glance. – Once we decide, "I'm gonna hit that tree!" It ceases to be an open question. We will hit that tree. This isn't "mind over matter" or "predestination."… Continue reading Respect

Must Communities Be Manageable?


Probing along the edges of what is commonly accepted we make forays into uncharted territory and then we blunder, confusing new ground for, well for forms of conceptualizing them like calling them "uncharted territories!" One step out of old assumptions and then another step, a trip, maybe even a bad fall, back into the world… Continue reading Must Communities Be Manageable?