Symbols That Kill

Will civilization suffer death by symbolic gesture?

Photoshopped by author

The world we inhabit is too big and complicated for any three pound human brain to understand it all. Symbols are powerful tools for navigating some of that complexity, distilling abstract ideas into easily managed shorthand that helps us feel we’ve got a good handle on them. But the map is not the territory and the menu is not the meal. When we…

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Michael Nabert

Michael Nabert

Researching a road map from our imperilled world into one with a livable future with as much good humour as I can muster along the way.