Colorado - Borrowed Paradise | Photography by Will Crites-Krumm
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Attention, Humans: Reconcile!

Flat Tops, White River National Forest, Colorado

// There are moments when, in the light of true experience, categories struggle and fail, and dichotomies (which are the ultimate generalizations) dissolve into a more nuanced, perhaps more realistic experience of the world. For example, the moment this photo was taken. My mind struggles to categorize it: Is it day, or is it night? (The sun is down but I can see.) Is it wild, or is it domestic? (There is irrigated pasture right here, but forest as far as the eye can see.) But these are questions without answers. The truth of reality can't be encapsulated by categorization, much less by picking opposites. Imagine looking at a color spectrum and trying to sort the whole thing into black and white. There is just too much.

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