Monthly Archives: November 2013

Artist Tristan ‘Dirk’ Stamm (’12) ponders the likelihood of producing perfection

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“There is no end or purpose to existence, only ceaseless creation and destruction, governed entirely by chance.” Stephen Greenblatt, paraphrasing Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things in The Swerve: How the World Became Modern The chance that a saguaro seedling will survive to adulthood is almost non-existent. First, the seed has to find its way into the shade of… Read more »