Ursula Le Guin
May 4, 2021-- "'Our origins are of the earth. And so there is in us a deeply seated response to the natural universe, which is part of our humanity," Rachel Carson wrote in reflecting on our spiritual bond with nature shortly before she awakened the modern environmental conscience. The rewards and redemptions of that elemental yet endangered response is what British naturalist and environmental writer Michael McCarthy, a modern-day Carson, explores in The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy (public library) -- part memoir and part manifesto, a work of philosophy rooted in environmental science and buoyed by a soaring poetic imagination." Maria Popova shares more about McCarthy's book and its timely messages here. (2459 reads)
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