From intimidation to love: Taoist philosophy and love-based environmental education

  title={From intimidation to love: Taoist philosophy and love-based environmental education},
  author={Fan Yang and Jing Lin and Thomas Culham},
  journal={Educational Philosophy and Theory},
  pages={1117 - 1129}
Abstract For decades, a review of environmental education initiatives in and beyond schools indicates that many of them were implemented from an anthropocentric perspective. The rationale behind them is often that we must not destroy the environment because doing so is harmful for ourselves, human beings. One striking feature of the various forms of environmental education is the use of fear as a motivator, as people are warned about the frightening consequences of environmental destruction on… 
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