Friday, January 3, 2014

How Do You Live in the Mountains When You’re Afraid of Heights?

How we accommodate ourselves to our reality - what to do if you’re an Incan who’s terrified of heights?
From Smithsonian on Incan bridge-building
 The Andes is definitely not for you in such straits.  But what to do?

Well, you probably don’t marry the boy across the rope bridge from the other mountain.

I wonder how many of our choices as humans are governed by our fear of what’s on the other side of the mountain?  Or having leaders who fear heights?

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