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Nov
05

Even among ecologists and environmental activists, there's a tacit sense that…

Even among ecologists and environmental activists, there's a tacit sense that we'd better not let our awareness come too close to our creaturely sensations, that we'd best keep our arguments girded with statistics and our thoughts buttressed with abstractions, lest we succumb to an overwhelming grief–a heartache born of our organism's instinctive empathy with the living land and its cascading losses. Lest we be bowled over and broken by our dismay at the relentless devastation of the biosphere. – David Abrams

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  1. bill camp says:

    david kingsnorth?

    http://thoreaufarm.org/2012/04/hope-in-the-age-of-collapse/

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