A series of 10 post-sea-level-rise maps created by urban planner Jeremy Linn envisions America after dramatically risen sea levels. It’s factually accurate with a splash of humor with renamed surviving neighborhoods like Flushwick and Bed-Sea.
Film, television, and video games pack in as much fast-paced, loud, intense action in a minute as real life does in a week. The nervous system, conditioned to such intense stimuli, becomes uncomfortable in the presence of the slow, the quiet, and the natural. As Lao-tau said, “Colors blind the eyes, sounds deafen the ears, flavors spoil the palate.”