Wisdom of the Elders by David Suzuki

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An exploration of the shared beliefs about the relationship between humans and the environment presents native Americans' ecological wisdom in sacred stories and traditions, juxtaposing them with the ideas of Einstein, Guth, Eiseley, and other thinkers.

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Peter Knudtson is a freelance science writer based in Vancouver.
Published July 1, 1992 by Bantam. 274 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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In this low-key, capacious study, Suzuki, a professor of genetics at the University of British Columbia, and science writer Knudtson (coauthors of Genetics ) compare primitive, aboriginal modes of perceiving the natural world with ``Western culture's ecologically destructive worldview.'' Chapters...

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