In my previous blog, “Why a Book,” I introduced my recently published book, In the Light of Humane Nature: Human Values, Nature, the Green Economy, and Environmental Salvation. Focusing on the origins and purpose of the book, I gave just a brief capsule of its main theme. I described its message as getting in touch with the human values that we most cherish, those that make the human species truly sapiens and humane, so that we will treat others and the rest of the world with the care they require.
Pretty far away from Green Seal, you think? Well, try these excerpts:
Our attitude toward nature is lacking in a vital way; in our destruction of nature, something is lost in our souls. We must develop sound moral and aesthetic attitudes toward nature based not on ecological knowledge so much as on human values themselves. (more…)