Posted on 2020-07-13, by Jockerss.
epub | 1.78 MB | English | Author :Alan Levinovitz | 0807010871 | 2020 | Beacon Press
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Illuminates the far-reaching consequences the myth of "natural" has over our lives, from misinformation about health choices to mistaken justifications of sexism, racism, and flawed economic policies.
Modern nature worship shares key elements with most religions: mythology, rituals, and la. At the center of it all is a god: Nature, with a capital N.
Academic and journalist Alan Levinovitz's exploration of this faith takes readers deep into Peruvian jungle, on a tour of a high-tech Dutch greenhouse, wolf-watching in Yellotone National Park, and into a controversial "natural" healing retreat. His interdisciplinary approach yields a uniquely comprehensive picture of nature worship, hidden in plain sight: in refrigerators and hospitals, in sports arenas and economic theories. Natural is the first holistic analysis of Nature's influence, along with a reckoning of the sacrifices made in its name-the lives lost, the guilt suffered, the facts distorted. Although...
Category : | Social Philosophy, Environmental Economics, Cultural Anthropology
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