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No Perfect Church

Loving our bitter failure.

Photo by the author.

Gods of the Whole Earth

There’s just something about the current MoMA exhibit “Access to Tools: The Whole Earth Catalog” (closing Tuesday!). I’ve written elsewhere about The Whole Earth Catalog and my family, most recently for the forthcoming Frequencies project, where I consider it as a spiritual object.  The MoMA exhibit didn’t take that stance, exactly, but the very experience of visiting…

Mural by Juan O'Gorman in the town library of Patzcuaro, Mexico. Photo by Howie S., at Western Civ.

Paradise for Pagans

Thomas More’s Utopia was a joke that nobody got—especially in the New World.