Tag Archives: wilderness

Conservation through conversation

The original impetus behind Torrey House Press was the idea that we could promote love of the land through literature. We jumped in with both feet, believing that by publishing great books, our start-up literary press would be self-supporting through book … Continue reading

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Free Will and Quantum Wilderness

In the fuzzy zone between science and philosophy the question arises about the existence of free will. According to the science of materialistic determinism, man is a machine and free will is an illusion. According to the determinists, if there … Continue reading

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Yosemite Valley is still there to enjoy because these guys really liked to get outside.  And being outside so much shaped their lives into greatness.  Last night Kirsten and I watched the PBS American Masters documentary on John Muir.  We … Continue reading

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