We often overlook the role that our spatial, geographic, and ecological environments play in both the minutia of our daily lives and the globalized society we have built. We must think critically about how the physical world shapes our languages, cultures, laws, ideologies, and economies, and more.
TRYING TO FORESTALL
Projecting our particular circumstances upon other peoples across space and time.
"There is no mysterious essence we can call a 'place.' Place is change. It is motion killed by the mind and preserved in the amber of memory."
"The common-sense notion that 'There is a time and place for everything' gets carried into a set of prescriptions which replicate the social by assigning social meanings to spaces & times."
"I am here; and here is nowhere in particular."