In this, his strongest statement for the protection of wilderness through monkeywrenching, ecoterrorism or, as he calls it, eco-defense, Abbey abandons fiction and bigger than life characters to proclaim revolution in the woods. First he masterfully argues for the right to protect one’s self, family, and home. He then demonstrates that wilderness is your true home before he places the burden of its protection squarely upon your shoulders.

Read “Eco-Defense” in The Serpents of Paradise by Edward Abbey

Categories: This Land -- Abbey, Carson, and Leopold

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