Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Episode 2: Environmentalism And The Anthropocentric ViewMile High Sanity Project, Norm's Conceptual Corner
Join Norm as he takes humanity down a notch to explore some of the more abstract ideas related to the green movement. Why are we interested in the environment? What the heck is the anthropocentric view? Are trees citizens of the world? The fall of Man is explained, the Spirit of the Earth is communed with, and much more in this edition of Norm’s Conceptual Corner.
References and Resources
- The Leopold Legacy, by the Aldo Leopold Foundation (with plenty of abstract, unsupported, and emotional reasoning to be found): http://www.aldoleopold.org/AldoLeopold/landethic.shtml.
- Additional download and listening options can be found at www.archve.org.
- Wikipedia page for Anthropocentrism
- Wikipedia page for Environmentalism