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The other side of the world

essays and stories on mind and nature

Published by Distributed by Enfield Pub. and Distribution in Enfield, N.H .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: I: Other People, Other Places I
The Rendille 3
The Maasai 7
A Lost African Chief n1
Maps and Territories I5
The Dhami at Labar 18
Towers of Silence 22
Plane Tales from the Hills 26
Canyon de Chelly 30
In the Eye of the Beholder 34
II: Beyond the Familiar 39
Kenge and the Buffalo 41
What Did the World Look Like? 44
Galileo - Truth and Consequences 48
Let's Change the Subject 52
The Great Reversal 56
The Missing Link 60
De Docta Ignorantia 64
Piece of Mind 6S
The Sea 72
III: Words, Words, Words 75
"In the beginning " 77
Metaphor 81
"Of shoes and ships and sealing wax " 85
The Evolution of Evolution 89
IV: The Dance ofMind with Nature 93
The Taj Mahal 95
Thou and It 101
Indoors - Outdoors I05
The Inside of Nature IO9
Mind over Matter 113
" to talk of many things" 117
Hail Columbia 121
The Early Exploration of Space I25
The Spirit in the Stone I29
v: Thought and Things I33
The Diversity of Life 135
Topsy Turvy 139
What's That? I43
What Happened to Shangri La? I47
Uphill or Downhill in Nepal? IsI
Is Small Really Beautiul? I55
How Much is Too Much? I60
Land's End? 164
Something Missing 167
vi: From Africa to India - Five Tales I71
A Garden Far Away I73
The Man with the Sun in His Hand 18I
Of Ships, Giraffes, and Unicorns 204
Worlds Apart 2II
My Father's Desk 233.

Edition Notes

"Most of these essays were first written as commentaries for Vermont Public Radio spanning a period of about four years"--P. xi.

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Essays and stories on mind and nature


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GF49 .E34 2001

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xiii, 240 p. :
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