Re: Why Does Man Create?
I think man's desire to create can truly be traced back to his inclination to fashion the world around him in his image, or in accordance with his expressions. Humans are vain creatures, and we like to see ourselves in the world. When we create a sculpture we have imparted part of ourselves onto concrete solid material. When we father or mother a child we see another being with traits and genes from us. It is only natural for us to seek to adapt the world around us in our image and to our liking.
New research links urban planning and political polarization.
- Canadian researchers find that excessive reliance on cars changes political views.
- Decades of car-centric urban planning normalized unsustainable lifestyles.
- People who prefer personal comfort elect politicians who represent such views.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
Science and the squishiness of the human mind. The joys of wearing whatever the hell you want, and so much more.
- Why can't we have a human-sized cat tree?
- What would happen if you got a spoonful of a neutron star?
- Why do we insist on dividing our wonderfully complex selves into boring little boxes
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