Project #32168 - Essay

Organizing Your Argument Essay in Chapter 4, and then write a 1000-word response to primary question of Chapter Activity #3 at the end of Chapter 7: What is our personal responsibility toward the natural world, toward what we term our natural resources?

 

Chapter Activity #3

 

In her book The Perfect Vehicle: What It Is About Motorcycles, Melissa Holbrook Pierson says,

 

Our aim… it seems [is] to accumulate goods. At the end of this metaphoric road stands the non-metaphoric Kmart, glistening like Oz and filled to the rafters with a hundred cheap mementos of wildflowers, in forms of candle, air freshener, sachet, cologne, bath bead, potpourri, and incense stick. In its prior life, of course, the ground under the big store bloomed with wildflowers.

 

What is our personal responsibility toward the natural world, toward what we term our natural resources? What power do we have to influence events? Of course, the word resources implies something to be used, yet how far do we go? Read about the conflicts between jobs and the environment that have been prominent in this country. Does the need to preserve age-old redwood forests outweigh loggers’ needs for paychecks in California? Are fish in the Gulf of Mexico more important than jobs for the commercial fisherman living along that coast? Are offshore and deepwater drilling for oil more important than either the commercial fisheries industry or coastal tourism? Conflicts such as these are often settled in the courts. Read about one of these or a similar conflict, and, as you read, create a list of emotionally charged diction used by both sides (literature suggestions: Abbey’s “Eco-Defense,” Dillard’s “The Present,” Huxley’s “Time and the Machine”.

Subject English
Due By (Pacific Time) 06/01/2014 01:00 pm
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