8 - Stewardship, Domination, Eschatology, Judgment and...

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Unformatted text preview: Stewardship, Domination, Eschatology, Judgment and Justice * Are one/some of these normative approaches right? Wrong? * Do these approaches vary among faith groups, politics, and geographies? * How do we weight such approaches? Fear * Ways to frame risk:- Situated risk: the source is local and tangible- Un-situated risk: source is distant and intangible- Affective Evaluation: intuitive, automatic, and fast- Analytical Evaluation: mental assimilation, deliberation, and judgment * How do we frame climate change risk in the USA? Climate Change Risks * The risks of climate change are notoriously difficult to quantify: - The danger of future climate change discounts the dangers that continuously exist from ongoing and naturally occurring forms- Which categories of danger should count dollars, species, or nations- What is a definition of dangerous climate change, is it to be discovered by scientists, analyzed by experts, negotiated by governments or voted by citizens Development * Post WWII the social goals of development alleviating poverty and reducing inequality were to be...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course INTA 2040 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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8 - Stewardship, Domination, Eschatology, Judgment and...

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