The Other Road

 

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Carson is nearly swept away in her veneration of poisons coming out of the biologist’s laboratory rather than the chemist’s — especially the andricides — but she recovers to emphasize natural, non-violent methods of insect control, finally leaving us with one of the most important statements of environmental philosophy ever written.

Read “The Other Road” in Silent Spring by Rachel Carson



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

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