Nature - Thinking about the relationship between people and...

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Thinking about the relationship between people and the environment What is Nature? How would you define it? How do you view nature? Please take a few minutes to think about your view of nature. Feel free to discuss your ideas with your peers. Work with someone new, it is good for your brain and it makes us less socially awkward.
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Is Central Park nature? Nature: a complex word (dictionary definitions) The material world and its phenomena The forces and processes that produce and control all the phenomena of the material world; a causal agent: the laws of nature The world of living things and the outdoors, the natural physical world including plants, animals and landscapes: the beauties of nature, they tried to preserve nature as they found it. A primitive state of existence, untouched and uninfluened by civilization or artificiality: couldn’t tolerate city life anymore and went back to nature . Theology Humankind’s natural state as distinguished from the state of
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2008 for the course GEOG 1004 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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