by Peter Donovan
The crisis of sustainability is the central drama of our time. Are humans part of nature, or somehow separate?
There are two views or perspectives on nature, and as a result there is little listening/communication between people who hold differing views. What follows is an attempt at description, parody, or stereotyping of these two belief systems. Corrections and amplifications would be welcome.
1. The view of what I will call "mainstream environmentalism" or "modernism"