BY JOE NUTT I have just walked half a mile along a quiet pavement in my local market town. The gusts of wind were strong enough to mean I actually had to make a small physical effort to resist each one as it hit, while sporadic, unpredictable rain drops struck my face hard enough to sting. It was trying hard, but failing to rain. I … Continue reading Earthlings

Maintaining Our Sense of Perspective

BY JOE NUTT One of the most significant advances in Western culture took place when a handful of Renaissance artists defined the rules for creating the illusion of linear perspective in their work. When painters learned how to mimic reality by following rules, they unknowingly initiated cultural and intellectual innovation on a vast scale. Perspective gave people vision. Our modern day visionaries have lost this … Continue reading Maintaining Our Sense of Perspective