Gash vi. Near Blanchard, Peligre, Haiti. May, 2014.Gash vi. Near Blanchard, Peligre, Haiti. May, 2014.

“Seing the world as discourse, as text, as many in the humanities convinced themselves they did in the late twentieth century, encouraged the idea–comforting for professional readers of texts–that they could transform the world just by reading it differently. But no, there is a world outside language, and that world does call out for substantive social change.” Brian Boyd, ‘On the Origin of Stories: evolution, cognition, and fiction’, Belknap Press, 2009. p27 [read this review of the book]