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Finding the True Face of the Universe in an Innocent Fox

If you have followed this blog, you know that the naturalist and anthropologist Loren Eiseley is one of my favorite writers and thinkers. Decades ago, when I read a collection of his essays called The Unexpected Universe, it changed my life forever, and I think, for the better. In a prior post, I shared some […]

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Loren Eiseley – The Star Thrower

Today’s post shares something that is very close to my heart. It’s an excerpt from the writings of the great anthropologist and nature writer, Loren Eiseley. I think I was only 17 or 18 when I first read it, but the story has been a touchstone my whole life. To me, what Eiseley discovers on […]

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