Tag Archives: National Geographic

Trans-species Aesthetics: Religion and Ivory

An article by Brian Christy in the October issue of National Geographic on illegal ivory harvest and the massacre of African elephants explores the religious dimensions of the ivory trade. In January 2012 a hundred raiders on horseback charged out … Continue reading

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Liberal Apocalypticism

In an earlier Bulletin post, I discussed briefly the emergence of “Prepper” subculture, that is, largely white, middle-class Americans who, out of a conviction that society stands on the brink of collapse, are stockpiling food, weapons, ammunition, and supplies of … Continue reading

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