Challenging Nature: The Clash of Science and Spirituality at the New Frontiers of Life
published by Ecco/Harper Collins, 2006
Professor of molecular biology and public policy in the Woodrow Wilson school of Public & International Affairs at Princeton University
Lee Silver photo
Challenging Nature
Princeton teaching
The folly of Mother Nature worship
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Worship of Mother Nature

Zero-sum game: agriculture vs. wilderness

The logic here is Orwellian

Lies and obfuscations

Bad for people, good for wilderness

A french pastoral scene: 99% unnatural

Weigh station to determine whether souls are worthy of entry into heaven Micheal and Devil
1906 New York Times article21 grams - soul has weight
New Age Mother Nature goddess (click on photo for more) play god
Medical clinic to treat supernatural diseases in west Africasupernatural disease
Typical pharmacy in France promoting immaterial, spiritual medicinehomeopathy
rotenone bottle
Organic farmers are allowed to spray this onto their "chemical-free" organic plants rotenone

Sustainable biotech agriculture in Java: good for people, bad for wildernessplanting rice
A French pastoral scene: 99% unnaturalfrench countryside
Tikal, Guatemala: the ironic consequence of unsustainable agricultural practicesTikal
One body/two souls?Abby_and_Britty
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