*man’s greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of making peace with his neighbors. ~elbert hubbard



map of pangea with current international borders

the good people at open culture

recently shared this map of pangea

with the present day country names.

if the band ever gets back together,

here’s who your nation’s neighbors would be.

-massimo pietrobon – mental floss magazine

we cannot live only for ourselves.

a thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.

~herman melville

*this post is dedicated to the brave journalists in paris, recently lost to a senseless violent act, to journalists everywhere, to the freedom of speech and to peace.

47 responses »

  1. A lovely tribute. I think we all need to work at prying open Pandora’s box and letting as much Hope out as possible to regain the sense of Peace we have lost.

    And one wonders why so many shy away from crowded places and spaces…. at least me anyway.

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  2. Well said! One of the strongest images I’ve seen in the media is that drawing of 3 pencils (whole, broken, two broken ends sharpened) that was originally attributed to Bansky – noticed that wasn’t correct but didn’t read article to see who was responsible for that dynamic depiction.

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