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
- » You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you
- » Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the “environmentalist” view
- » Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice.
- » We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom.
- » People need a sacred narrative. They must have a sense of larger purpose
- » If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven.
- » Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.