Chesterton’s Fence

Why is there a fence here?

Is your inclination to tear it down?

If so, what informs your opinion?

Before you go tearing things down, it might make sense to understand why something was erected in the first place.

Second-order thinking isn’t a bad place to start before acting on impulse.

I don’t know the particulars of why this part of Idaho is fenced. I do know that most things here have a purpose.

About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.