ENVIORMENTAL ETHICS- Discussion 2.docx - Modern views about wild nature are correct Early Westerners were wrong to say that wild nature is worthless

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Modern views about wild nature are correct. Early Westerners were wrong to say that wild nature is worthless without human improvement. Therefore, they were wrong to focus on developing their natural resources as quickly as possible, and it is right for us to restrain ourselves from doing so today.” Early Westerners were wrong to say nature is worthless without human improvement because they were selfish. If nature was not fulfilling their material needs such as a roof, food, or clothing, they were indifferent towards nature. Their first initial thought was that nature was a paradise. This view quickly changed when people went into nature and uncovered bugs, animals, and disease. Since they thought nature could only provide them with a few material items once in a while, that there was no point to it. They believed nature should be cultivated as soon as possible. Once they realized they were going to have to deal with nature eventually they began to
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  • Spring '08
  • BECHTEL
  • Natural environment, wild nature

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