Our goal is to add a bit of sense to the web, to take that curiosity and let it simmer in a crockpot for a little while until we can see our own place in it. Fortunately, we have had some wonderful models that we encourage you to take a look at. Here's an annotated bibliography of some of my favorites.
Our student editor, Jeff Letey, welcomes you to (ec)2.
Doug Wright, who taught at Westminster College for years, liked to pose mischievous questions. One of his favorites involved standing on a bridge over a stream: which way do you find yourself looking, upstream or downstream, and why?
It is impossible for me to fly over the American west without thinking of Bernard DeVoto. In 1953, contemplating a trans-continental flight, he wrote, "an equally subtle melancholy lies along the margins of the heart, for all journeys are alone and, one remembers, all journeys are toward the West. Outside the window is the vast loneliness of sky and earth."