Earth Day is sponsored by the Environmentalist movement.
Environmentalism is portrayed by the major media as a segment
which seeks to prevent pollution, promote recycling and protect
endangered species. Critics of this movement, however, accuse it of
having radical ideological roots that find manifestation in extremist
policies. Let us consider whether or not this is true. If so,
should we not still seek to conserve resources and promote the
responsible use of private property? On what basis should such
Christ and Creation's Longing
Richard John Neuhaus
Fr. Neuhaus wrote a book about the ecology movement that
was published in the early 1970's. At the time, critics of the book
said that he simply made too much of a harmless movement that was
rooted in common sense. What reflections does the author have about
this issue more than a quarter of a century later?
A Federalist's Approach to Protecting the Environment
A governor reflects on the proper understanding of environmental
protection that is consistent with limited and
The Religion of the Blind Watchmaker
The author considers the theory of evolution by examining
the "blind watchmaker thesis." Is life on earth really just an
The New Age Movement
Dr. Bob Pyne
The New Age Movement seeks to subordinate the needs of humanity to
those of the earth as a whole, claims the author. He explicates the
underlying principles of this growing movement.
How are humans different from non-humans? What makes them distinct?
The author considers these questions as he examines conflicting
ideas about human nature.
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