Unformatted text preview: "systems of beliefs, ritual, institutional life, spiritual aspiration, and ethical orientation" • "in religious traditions human beings as other or more than simply their purely social or physical identities" • Transcendence o Orients us beyond the day-to-day o (ie: g-d is a transcendent being) • Provides norms for behaviour within the day-to-day • Provides ritual to reinforce a personal and communal sense of our connection to the Ultimate/Sacred/G-d • Identity vs. Hobby o Who you are vs. what you do from time to time • Could be a resource for eco-protection or eco-exploitation. .....
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- Winter '08
- Climate Change, agricultural land pollution, Ecocrisis