Our Only World: Ten Essays by Wendell Berry

By Wendell Berry

As the U.S. prepares to depart its lengthy battle in Afghanistan, it now needs to examine the need of sending troops again to Iraq, recalling common Colin Powell’s suggestion to President Bush: “If you holiday it, you personal it,” as
the world’s sizzling spots threaten to unfold over the globe with the ferocity of a battle of holy terror and desperation.

The planet’s environmental difficulties appreciate no nationwide obstacles. From soil erosion and inhabitants displacement to weather switch and failed power regulations, American governing sessions are paid via organisations to faux that discuss is the single democratic necessity and that options are in a position to withstanding unending hold up. overdue Capitalism is going approximately its company of completing off the planet. And we voters are left with a shell of what was proudly defined because the American Dream.

In this new choice of 11 essays, Berry confronts head-on the need of transparent pondering and direct motion. by no means one to disregard the current problem, he is familiar with that merely essentially said questions aid the certainty their solutions require. For greater than fifty years we’ve had no greater spokesman and not more eloquent suggest for the planet, for our households, and for the way forward for our youngsters and ourselves.

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