Finding the Inspiration to Go Green

Often messages about the environment go like this: 1) “Look at this terrible thing that we are doing to the earth!”, 2) “Feel outraged!”, 3) “Do your duty to stop this evil!”  I always have trouble getting from outrage to action.  It’s tough to stay worked up all the time. 

To explain another way of approaching environmentalism, I want to share a few lines from a poem by Wendell Berry, an essayist and farmer who can get feisty at times.  The poem is called “Manifesto: The Mad Farm

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