ENVIORMENTAL ETHICS- Discussion 3.docx - Imagine that you are a poor villager struggling to earn a living in a pre-industrial society One day a visitor

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Imagine that you are a poor villager struggling to earn a living in a pre-industrial society. One day, a visitor from the University of Arizona encourages you to read excerpts of George Perkins Marsh and Ralph Waldo Emerson. After reading these texts, which ideas do you find most relevant to your personal situation? What kinds of things might you do to integrate them into your life? If I was a poor villager in a pre-industrial society I would not be happy with my current situation. It can be extremely frustrating when things get hard and your struggling to make ends meet. In these difficult times, I think it is important to take a step back and really appreciate what else is going on around you. I think Emmerson makes a good point when he says the beauty of nature is more important than the commodity of nature. It provides us with a non-material value that is imperative. Nature provides a whole new prospective on the world. It can make a person
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