Architect | Photographer | Writer | Polyglot | Windmill Jouster | Nomade Civilisée.

Food is now the number one killer in the world, if we look at the underlying causes of the causes. I did that this morning, after years of researching and writing about food. Here’s what I found out.

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What’re YOU looking it? © Anthony Fieldman 2020


A.I. is here, and most global researchers predict one quarter of all jobs worldwide will be lost within the next handful of years. What comes next depends on whether we take the collective or individual approach.

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Photo by Artyom Kim on Unsplash


The world and everything in it is the result of polymathic thinking. And yet, the current age is not only ignorant of this, it has killed the polymath, in favor of the specialist—the so-called ‘expert’.

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Inside the polymath.


The era of “me” has to give way to the era of “we” before it reaches its logical end state: the implosion of man-made constructs, both environmental and interpersonal. History holds all the keys we need. We simply need to relearn it.

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Ideology 101. Image: CFI


This piece has nothing to do with the pandemic. Rather, once we beat that, and are still left with where we started—what we’ve wrought with planet and one another, alike—we must still reinvent much of what we do, in order to save us all, in the long-term.

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A boy swims in the polluted waters of the Sabarmati River to dive for offerings thrown in by worshippers in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad in 2010. Photo by Amit Dave/Reuters


There are two mindsets: fixed, and growth. One is self-crippling; the other, self-propelling. Here are some thoughts about what underlies, and influences, each.

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Zest for life. © Anthony Fieldman 2017


Psychological pain isn’t rare. It is a fact of life—one most of us feel, daily. The trick is to recognize it for what it is: an invader—one that is easily vanquished, with the right tools.

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Everything in her world. © Anthony Fieldman 2016

Psychological Pain


I hear over and over again that the city is dead. That the economics don’t work when the workforce is gone. That cities shorten lives. That the trade-offs are too high. And that they’re festering pits of pathogenic danger. These are poorly conceived judgments. Here is an alternative assessment of where the city is going.

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Ur from the air. Photo: British Royal Air Force 1927

City 1.0


A perceptual divide is feeding a national one in the United States today. Reality is endangered, as is the nation’s future. Dickens’ observations and Greek history hold the key.

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Lamartine in front of the Town Hall of Paris, by Henri Félix Emmanuel Philippoteaux


Most of us naturally avoid struggle; or worse, attempt to vanquish it in search of peace, and ease. This is both self-destructive and un-human. Here’s why.

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The face of a life lived. © Anthony Fieldman 2016

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