Tag Archives: Mechanistic Worldview

Industrial Farming: The Deeper Roots of Animal Cruelty


My father was a gentle stockman, and he cared for people the same. He taught us how to hunt up and how to use presence and eye when mustering, and how not to push cattle too hard. He had a … Continue reading

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Ways of Seeing I: Paradigms of Progress – the Rise of the Machine


Preamble.   This is the beginning of a series.  I wanted to write about where we have come from in land use and conservation, what we are doing, and where we could be going: from Pre-modern (Pre-Industrial), To Modern (Industrial, or … Continue reading

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