Holistic world view - The holistic world view has its roots in the new physics, systems thinking and ecology, holism and perennial philosophy. “All is one” Mechanistic world view - Mechanism is the belief that natural wholes (principally living things) are like complicated machines or artifacts, composed of parts lacking any intrinsic relationship to each other. Land ethic – the place that you live and how your treat it. Paradigm- model of reality, view of something, how you interpret, perceive, conceive/understand Skin encapsulated ego – you’re locked inside your skin, separate from everyone and everything. Leaky margins – anecdote to skin encapsulated ego.
Earth ethics – is values which extend beyond people to the planet as a whole. Exploitation - the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful, utilize for a profit. Partnership - An association of two or more people as partners Moral justification – it’s the right thing to do.
Aesthetic justification – pleasing to the senses
Ecological justification – beneficial to the natural environment Stewardship – someone who takes care of someone else.
Earth Literacy – is ability to ‘read’ the symbols and signs of the natural world....