In classes I teach on Freethinkers like naturalist John Muir, I often saunter back to wise reminders of human hubris, […]
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Geography of the Wild
My recent Zoom talk to the Jubilee! Community here in Asheville begins around the 45:40 mark.
Muir and White Supremacy
I wrote this essay in response to recent interpretations of John Muir as a racist. This is not a defense […]
John Muir a Racist?
I’m in total support of each one of us honestly facing our own history, and telling the full, true stories […]
I find it almost hard to believe it’s been nearly 20 years since my second “pilgrimage” to “the old country,” […]
John Muir’s 182nd!
Naturalist John Muir would be 182 today! Born on April 21, 1838, Muir sauntered his way from Scotland to Wisconsin […]
We Are Wilderness: John Muir
In these fearfully uncertain times, when “self-isolating” and “social distancing” send us into defensive self-protection, the wise and wild words […]
Happy Muir Year!
My latest essay on John Muir was just published in The Humanist! See what you think. And may all readers […]
Muir and Me
John Muir sauntered into the wilds of my mind and my life, becoming first a “spiritual […]