Nike's Psyche

An outlet for my peaceful ponderings with, perhaps, the occasional rant.

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Love our Mother


The Earth is what we all have in common. It is what we are made of and what we live from, and we cannot damage it without damaging those with whom we share it. There is an uncanny resemblance between our behavior toward each other and our behavior toward the Earth. By some connection we do not recognize, the willingness to exploit one becomes the willingness to exploit the other . . . It is impossible to care for each other more or differently than we care for the Earth.

-- Wendell Berry

2 Comments:

  • At 6:31 PM, Blogger Laura said…

    Wow. I hadn't heard this quote. Berry's dead on.

     
  • At 3:05 AM, Blogger CSL said…

    "I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum." George Bernard Shaw

     

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