Environmental philosophies – some preliminary thoughts

I was reading sections out of Principles of Conservation Biology (Meffe et al., I have the 2nd edition) tonight just for fun*. The first two chapters lay a philosophical foundation for conservation biology, exploring various perspectives on environmental ethics and biodiversity. In chapter 1---What is Conservation Biology?---the authors discuss the philosophical movements that have led …

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Billings house demolished by rock slide

People like to build in pretty places. In Billings, Montana (where I spent the first eighteen years of my life), there are plenty of big houses along the Rimrocks, a cliff that forms the northern border of much of the city. Part of the landscaping for these expensive homes is the sandstone boulders, many of …

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Creation creeds

Creation creed -- short version As an old-Earth creationist I believe that the universe was created by the triune God of the Bible I believe that the Bible does not dictate when this creation took place I believe in a real Adam in a real garden in a real fall into sin in real consequences …

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Ronald Reagan on the role of government in environmental protection

"I'm proud of having been one of the first to recognize that States and the Federal Government have a duty to protect our natural resources from the damaging effects of pollution that can accompany industrial development." -- Ronald Reagan The quote is taken from It's conservative to conserve by Rob Sisson, president of Republicans for …

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The best of young Earth creationism — part 2

Back in July I listed three blogs by young-Earth creationists that I think are pretty good. Of course I disagree with these brothers in Christ regarding the age of the Earth and the extent and work of Noah's flood, but I appreciate them because they hold firmly to the Bible, have a good background in …

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