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What is Our Connection to Nature? Is a Techno-Saturated Future Also Beautiful?


December 05, 2012

“Nature’s beauty can be easily missed—but not through Louie Schwartzberg’s lens. His stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day.” (Filmed at TEDxSF.) - TED


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Posted by Intomorrow  on  12/06  at  12:44 AM

Frankly, any future is beautiful!
When reading about sarin gas in Syria's stockpiles, and other negative news, any future not excessively dystopian appears beautiful.




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