Read Natural History. . .and Write Your Own

“We too must write bibles.”

~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Representative Men, “Goethe” (1850)

Read the “Bible” (Qur’an, Veda, Tao, etc) of Nature

and

Write your own

“The student is to read history actively and not passively; to esteem his own life the text, and books the commentary.”

~”History” (quoted in Robert Richardson, First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process, 2009)

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About Chris Highland

Author, teacher, nonprofit manager, photographer, former minister, interfaith chaplain View all posts by Chris Highland

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