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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- » To the extent that philosophical positions both confuse us and close doors
- » If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.
- » Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the “environmentalist” view
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