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Playing flutes at Camp.Pygmies playing hand made flutes in their hunting camp.  Paul Salopek talks about the light in the forest.  "Rain forests are light-struck places. This comes as a surprise. Countless books and movies would have us believe otherwise. The world beneath a jungle canopy is neither dim, nor gloomy, nor monochrome. It glows with the light of some alien order - light so improbable it actually has a dreamed quality, the way colors in dreams possess actual weight, or create sound, or stop time.".
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Playing flutes at Camp.Pygmies playing hand made flutes in their hunting camp. Paul Salopek talks about the light in the forest. "Rain forests are light-struck places. This comes as a surprise. Countless books and movies would have us believe otherwise. The world beneath a jungle canopy is neither dim, nor gloomy, nor monochrome. It glows with the light of some alien order - light so improbable it actually has a dreamed quality, the way colors in dreams possess actual weight, or create...
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