Tag: Scott Stephens

Science Provides, Wisdom Will Lead

In Pursuit of Logic: Part V of V “Although most Americans know they are supposed to say ‘We learn from our mistakes,’ deep down they don’t believe it for a minute.”– Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson The key issue we have been struggling with… Continue Reading “Science Provides, Wisdom Will Lead”

Native plants and animals have a right to be left alone.

In Pursuit of Logic: Part IV of V Native plants and animals have a right to be left alone. Left alone, Nature is beautiful, as it has been for millions of years. Without us. A fair number of people are threatened by that independence.… Continue Reading “Native plants and animals have a right to be left alone.”

We’re getting ‘Indigenous’ controlled burning all wrong

In Pursuit of Logic: Part I of V The call by people in power* to incorporate a romanticized, stereotyped version of Native American fire use is a thinly veiled attempt to appropriate Native culture for the same reason colonial powers have done so in… Continue Reading “We’re getting ‘Indigenous’ controlled burning all wrong”