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ISIS's Destruction of Monuments Is a War on History That Mustn't Be Victorious

Ramin Jahanbegloo | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Ramin Jahanbegloo

The victory of ignorance over memory is the strongest evidence of the failure of peaceful coexistence between the past and the present. But as long as we are not speechless and indifferent to the destruction of our civilizational past, we have a chance to save humanity from the incalculable evil that human beings are capable of bringing about.

In the Grip of a Gardening Addiction

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Holly Robinson

As Ann's garden became my own, I began to understand the passion that we humans have for transforming the earth with our bare hands, not to grow food, but to hold our memories. This is our way of putting ourselves into the earth.

PHOTOS: 11 Amazing Buddha Statues

Posted 05.26.2011 | Travel

Like every great religion, Buddhism has inspired some of the most beautiful and spectacular art in the world, most notably in the form of statues that...