A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.
More Quotes by E. O. Wilson
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- » We should preserve every scrap of biodiversity as priceless while we learn
- » People need a sacred narrative. They must have a sense of larger purpose
- » Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.
- » Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice.
- » Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?