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Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
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Nature always strikes back. It takes all the running we can do to remain in the same place.
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The word 'wilderness', occurs approximately three hundred times in the Bible, and all its meanings are derogatory.
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Human destiny is bound to remain a gamble, because at some unpredictable time and in some unforeseeable manner nature will strike back.
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Man will survive as a species for one reason: He can adapt to the destructive effects of our power-intoxicated technology and of our ungoverned population growth, to the dirt, pollution, and noise of a New York or Tokyo. And that is the tragedy. It is not man the ecological crisis threatens to destroy but the quality of human life.
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