often brutal exploitation

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For the last few thousand years human's treatment of Nature and the Environment cannot be called gentle. With the advent of industrial machines it can be called atrocity.

Humans have had this tendency to subjugate and force. It is a psychological manifestation of some need to dominate (something we at Pagan Today think can be unlearned).

Pitiless methods of destruction and subjugation are used for economic gain, not to mention general ignorance of ecological ramifications. We feel more could be gained by observing and working with nature, mindful that unthinking destruction only comes back on ourselves.

Some of the old Codes had explicitly stated that it was a god given human birthright to dominate and subdue Nature. This unfortunate pronouncement was used as the basis for current attitudes toward anything not human or not economical or not understood. It serves as a perfect excuse to support rationalizations for greed and simple stupidity.

Build in partnership with Nature, rather than ripping and tearing and destroying. This means it is time to pause and to look and listen...to learn.

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often brutal exploitation

For the last few thousand years human's treatment of Nature and the Environment cannot be called gentle. With the advent of industrial machines it can be called atrocity.

Humans have had this tendency to subjugate and force. It is a psychological manifestation of some need to dominate (something we at Pagan Today think can be unlearned).

Pitiless methods of destruction and subjugation are used for economic gain, not to mention general ignorance of ecological ramifications. We feel more could be gained by observing and working with nature, mindful that unthinking destruction only comes back on ourselves.

Some of the old Codes had explicitly stated that it was a god given human birthright to dominate and subdue Nature. This unfortunate pronouncement was used as the basis for current attitudes toward anything not human or not economical or not understood. It serves as a perfect excuse to support rationalizations for greed and simple stupidity.

Build in partnership with Nature, rather than ripping and tearing and destroying. This means it is time to pause and to look and listen...to learn.
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