Burning Man: Spiritual experience, gift exchange, & primal ritual
by Andrew Taggart
I ask again what we’re to make of spiritual experience in the early 21st C. and I hear again more first answers. And I think again of the place of gift exchange in this new order of being. And I read again about Burning Man–how strange, how primal, how elemental, how transient.
Geoff Dyer, “The Zone,” Yoga for People Who Can’t be Bothered to Do it (New York: Pantheon, 2003).
Andrew Taggart, “Public Philosophy and Our Spiritual Predicament,” Butterflies and Wheels.