The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis

  title={The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis},
  author={Lynn Townsend White},
  pages={1203 - 1207}
  • L. White
  • Published 10 March 1967
  • History
  • Science
A conversation with Aldous Huxley not infrequently put one at the receiving end of an unforgettable monologue. About a year before his lamented death he was discoursing on a favorite topic: Man's unnatural treatment of nature and its sad results. To illustrate his point he told how, during the previous summer, he had returned to a little valley in England where he had spent many happy months as a child. Once it had been composed of delightful grassy glades; now it was becoming overgrown with… 

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What is animism and how does Christianity's defeat of it result in an ecological crisis? 5

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    From White's article list a few examples where man has changed his environment

    • From White's article list a few examples where man has changed his environment