Greening education : the new millennium
MetadataShow full item record
College students today need to be wiser than Socrates, who sought wisdom but avoided nature. John Muir left Wisconsin University for the University of the Wilderness. No education is complete without a concept of nature, and no ethics is complete until one has an appropriate respect for fauna, flora, landscapes and ecosystems. "Who am I?" leads to more inclusive questions: "Where on Earth am I?" "What on Earth ought we to be doing?" Without a three-dimensional education - experience of the urban, the rural, and the wild - students will be under-privileged. The educated person today does not want ...