Wild River Review art by Christopher McCauley

VOLUME 1 — NUMBER 2.5




Inventions of the Mind.

FEATURED IN THIS EDITION

QUARK PARK: Freeman Dyson — Scientist as Rebel

QUARK PARK: Rush Holt — Physicist & Congressman

SPOTLIGHT: 14th U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall

THE WILD RIVER REVIEW PRESENTS:

QUARK PARK:
FREEMAN DYSON — THE SCIENTIST AS REBEL
BY JOY STOCKE

How can we deal with nuclear weapons? How can the world exist with them? That’s a problem I’ve been working on for most of my career, and it’s still one of our toughest. I think we’ve done amazingly well to have gotten through sixty years after Hiroshima without exploding another nuclear weapon in anger.

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SPOTLIGHT: The Quiet Maverick —
AN INTERVIEW WITH J. C. TODD
BY WENDY FULTON STEGINSKY

I see the body as an expressive instrument and the human as an expression of an aspect of nature, not its commander. I’m interested in domestic interiors and by that I don’t mean housekeeping. I mean intimacies between people and between people and the spaces they inhabit, the things they make.

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QUARK PARK:
AN INTERVIEW WITH RUSH HOLT
BY KIM NAGY AND CHRIS ALLEN

I’m not sure I buy the different sides of the brain approach to science or art or literature or whatever. Clearly there are some physiological differences, but I think science should be fully integrated into life. I’ve spent much of my career, of my life, really struggling against the notion that science is for scientists only and that non-scientists should stay out of the way.

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