I had heard murmurs of Burning Man becoming a corporate wasteland where past permacultural ideologies have been watered down by the mainstream. In all honestly I could not have been more mooping wrong. More on that word in a minute. I came back from the desert a better, more perceptive human being who just so happens to have white dust seeping out of every orifice.
Let me make one thing clear: there is absolutely nothing like Burning Man. I quickly learned that simply immersing yourself in their culture could initiate growth in a way only Burning Man can. Check after the jump to see why and the highlights from what made this year’s event so special.