The Creation by Edward O. Wilson
An Appeal to Save Life on Earth

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The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks).


Called “one of the greatest men alive” by The Times of London, E. O. Wilson proposes an historic partnership between scientists and religious leaders to preserve Earth’s rapidly vanishing biodiversity.
 

About Edward O. Wilson

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Edward O. Wilson is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Social Conquest of Earth and Anthill: A Novel, as well as the Pulitzer Prize–winning On Human Nature and (with Bert Hölldobler) The Ants. For his contributions in science and conservation, he has received more than one hundred awards from around the world. A professor emeritus at Harvard University, he lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.
 
Published November 29, 2010 by W. W. Norton & Company. 186 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Interestingly, Wilson’s condemnation of all that modern society has wrought on the environment jibes with the Christian sentiments expressed in the old hymn: “Every prospect pleases but only man is vile.” To be sure, some fundamentalist groups have raised concerns about global warming, so the bio...

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Wilson’s book is a polite but firm challenge to this mind-set, seeking to ally religion and science — “the two most powerful forces in the world today” — in an ethic of “honorable” self-restraint toward the natural world.

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With his usual eloquence, patience and humor, Wilson, our modern-day Thoreau, adds his thoughts to the ongoing conversation between science and religion.

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Never does the adage ""The past is prologue"" seem more apt than while reading this account of the creation of the United Nations.

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