Weekly Photo Challenge: Between 02
Between two trees of a different kind….
Nature and Science….
When thinking about this photo challenge I was drawn to a question, what is the in-between space that can sustain our planet? Where does it exist, and can it be found? And what is the cost of our ignorance; of not knowing how to balance that in-between space with the complexity of our lives on planet Earth? Is the knowledge we seek, in our meditation practice, in the great institutions we build, or in our hopes and dreams? Can it be discovered in our mind’s eye, in the things we believe, or in the progress of science?
In this piece I thought about nature and technology, and how these two sources of energy interact within our lives and with the planet. How these two vital forces; the organic intelligence of nature and the welded composite structure of modern progress collide. Trees are torn down and in their place the monuments of steel rise to the heavens. Our ozone dies, we reach the stars; our rivers run black, the cities grow tall.
The question is where is the balance that sustains?
I wish I knew the answers to these vital questions. Perhaps you and I, your country and mine, can one day without personal or national agenda sit down at the table and discover the answers.
For the sake our planet, it is the only in-between thing we must do….
This entry was posted on December 27, 2011 by walterwsmith3rd. It was filed under 2011, Abstract Art, Art, Digital Art, Photography, Uncategorized, Weekly Photo Challenge: Mountains and was tagged with Abstract Art, Art, Conscious Mind, Digtial Art, Industrial Age, Landscapes, Mindfulness, Nature, Photography, Science, Social Injustice, Weekly Photo Challenge, Weekly Photo Challenge: Between.