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- CES Musings May 2010 by Herman Greene
June 6, 2010
Scientists in the former Soviet Union called for an ecological civilization in 1984. The idea was taken up in China by Ye Qianji in 1987. The Chinese as a whole rejected a separation of man and nature in the sense that one could become whole without the other. This aspect of Chinese traditional culture had a great impact on Thomas Berry’s thinking. Robert Woolf prefers the term “culture,” the necessarily local way a group of people have learned to live in balance with each other and with their local environment.