Unformatted text preview: It draws all attention from the surrounding landscape to signify that this place is little more than a tool. After I sat a bit longer though my perspective began to change. I realized that the nature stills owns the landscape and that we merely lease the space we use. I noticed first that the recent snow covers the entire landscape just as nature covers the land. I then begin to look closer at the walk way around me and I notice the cracks in the concrete and the weeds that grow from beneath. It reminds me that the nature of the landscape existed before us and will thrive when we are gone. Finally I noticed that the shape of the land still exists and that as powerful as we think we are, we are still often subject to using the land as nature has given it to us....
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- Spring '10
- Ontology, Meinig, C.J. Gorrell, C.J. Gorrell LARC160