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“If diversity is a source of wonder, its opposite - the ubiquitous condensation to some blandly amorphous and singulary generic modern culture that takes for granted an impoverished environment - is a source of dismay. There is, indeed, a fire burning over the earth, taking with it plants and animals, cultures, languages, ancient skills and visionary wisdom. Quelling this flame, and re-inventing the poetry of diversity is perhaps the most importent challenge of our times.”


Wade Davis, The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
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The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World (CBC Massey Lecture) The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World by Wade Davis
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