Our Lovely World

Saturday, May 23, 2009 at 2:00 am 10 comments

planetOur lovely world…let’s do our part to keep it that way!

Genesis 1:31; and 2:15

And God saw everything that He had made and behold it was very good…
And the Lord God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

Everything we do has an impact on this planet.  Running the Numbers, is Chris Jordan’s artistic interpretation of our contemporary consumer culture.  Statistics can seem abstract and sterile.  However, Chris captures the impact of certain everyday actions through vivid images.  Every improvement we make – no matter how small- has a positive impact.

The page containing the content for Running the Numbers has high resolution images and may take some time to load but it’s well worth the wait.  Please be advised that there is one section containing images not suitable for those under 18 years of age.  Please use discretion.

PS:  I found this link @ Bring on the Joy.
(image of planet from here)

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  • 1. Camille  |  Saturday, May 23, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    I was just thinking about that artist the other day and wondering how I could find his images again. Thanks so much for reading my mind! Very powerful.

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    • 2. Era  |  Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 4:38 am

      🙂 Glad I could help.

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  • 3. emma  |  Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 12:17 am

    “every improvement we make – no matter how small – has a positive impact”… that is good. well said. i will ahve to check out the link. thanks.

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    • 4. Era  |  Sunday, May 24, 2009 at 4:36 am

      I think you’ll like it. The pictures are awesome.

      Reply
  • 5. Mom Gone Mad  |  Monday, May 25, 2009 at 6:40 am

    Awesome site! Thanks for sharing this, Era.

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    • 6. Era  |  Monday, May 25, 2009 at 10:38 am

      Thanks Shal. Is there a similar holiday in Norway?

      Reply
  • 7. Mom Gone Mad  |  Monday, May 25, 2009 at 3:13 pm

    No, not really. Norwegians like to pretend that they’re just peacebrokers and don’t even really have an army:-)

    Not that peace has been successfully brokered anywhere!

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    • 8. Era  |  Monday, May 25, 2009 at 3:18 pm

      I hear you.

      Reply
  • 9. Eric Richardville  |  Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 1:27 am

    I love this. It is a powerful reminder that we all make a difference in our world. To look at it this way you really get an idea of how close together we all are in the great big picture.

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    • 10. Era  |  Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 9:02 am

      I’m glad you liked it Eric. I found it to be very powerful also.

      Reply

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