Published March 6, 2013 – Arizona Daily Wildcat
Paper timelines fan out across the floor, filled with pictures of the universe and human culture. They’re all supposed to show moments between the Big Bang and now in chronological order, but all of them vary.
Around these pieces of paper stand groups of Tibetan monks debating and defending the timelines they’ve arranged. To an outsider who doesn’t speak Tibetan, the energy in the room would be overwhelming. The monks are shouting and shoving, but if you look closely, you can see the smiles on their faces and hear the laughter amidst the arguing.