Books and Places

It has been said that the Divine Comedy is a book that reads us: one of those rare works of art that compels deep self-examination. In a similar way, Europe, despite its decline, is a place that places us.

via From Disneyland to Dante | The American Conservative.

I feel much the same way about the truly old and timeless places in California. I am attracted to places like the Missions and Yosemite not just because of their beauty, but because they evoke a kind of contemplation that can only be found in the presence of deep history, whether natural or manmade.

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Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

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