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You See What You Think

Standing in the hills above Santa Fe, looking out on the uneasy mix of civilizations - Indian, Spanish, and Anglo - that has grown up within the space marked off by the Tewa's four mountains, one naturally begins to speculate about this most basic of human drives: the obsession to find and impose order. Whether the orders we invent are geographic, religious, or scientific, inevitably, it seems, we come ... to insist that the lines we draw are real.... Instead of the Big Dipper and Cassiopeia, the Navajo s ... see First Man and First Woman.

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