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  •  better to sacrifice a couple other diaries (3+ / 0-)
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    badger, Yellow Canary, KenBee

    that you would have read, and just plod through this one. it's worth it.

    here's my summary: the diarist views the development and change of a former mining site (now a lutheran retreat) through the ecological metaphor of  the ecological succession following a disturbance, ultimately making a subtle argument that human settlement should be understood as an ecological process following universal principles akin to forest fires or volcanic eruptions.

    surf putah, your friendly neighborhood central valley samizdat

    by wu ming on Tue Dec 11, 2007 at 08:50:31 PM PST

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