Gerrick King 138000671

Gerrick King 138000671 - King 1 Gerrick King 138000671...

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King 1 Gerrick King 138000671 Professor Laura Lawson Environmental Design Analysis 2 December 2011 Cronon - Critique (Ex Credit) William Cronon's "The Trouble with Wilderness or Getting Back to the Wrong Nature" explains the abscond metaphor attached to the wilderness, which draws awareness from ecolo- gical work to be done in urban areas. Cronon traces the long history of how society addresses the wilderness. William Cronon's "The Trouble with Wilderness - or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature," provides a helpful analysis of trends to encourage an error of equating the wilderness with the paradise that it is not. This visionary habit of mind does nothing to encourage the ecolo- gical revolution the world must see if it is to restore and preserve the significant natural environ- ment. Cronon asks that the reader what is meant by the term of wilderness, noting that there are various kinds of wilderness, and that the wilderness, is not the ideal place that current environ- mental activists would want us to believe. The trouble with wilderness according to Cronon is that it is not actually natural: espe-
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