SOCI 150 Midterm Essay1

SOCI 150 Midterm Essay1 - Issue: Use of Natural resources 2...

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Issue: Use of Natural resources 2 Perspectives: Conservationists and Preservationists Philosophy  of nature which underlies the debate: 1. Conservationists: - Culture (white American tries to dominate and civilize everything) - Comes from capitalism (used all the resources to make profit) Eg. From “going wild” pg.71, MDC claims that the huge population of  deer in Quabbin allows them to hunt for living Which links to the situation of dominating - Human beings can transform our world, reshape the world - ***** future orientation>> build for our next generation, sustainable - “Responsible stewardship over nature” To make sure we make suitable decision for not used up the resources 2. Presevationists - Be mature, much more long term views - Big picture - Humans-> part of a web of nature - Self regulating nature, we cant stand above it or control anything
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Claims-making: 1. Conservationists: (MDC) - People like T.Roosevelt claims that: - A.  Nature is wild, must be tamed, conquered and dominated - B.  Human beings must conserve natural resources through sound, scientific  management practices (kind of contribution, we should conserve things) - ONE MAIN PT: try to think about the next generation, make everything 
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SOCI 150 Midterm Essay1 - Issue: Use of Natural resources 2...

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