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Flourish on WB's "Gift": Rowley

Thomas Rowley on Wendell Berry's — Flourish.
“Let us speak of things at hand.”

With that phrase, Berry both warns us against abstraction (What does it mean really to “care for the environment”?) and calls us to the skillful tending of a particular place. In “The Gift of Good Land” he illustrates this with agriculture: “The trouble is that “world hunger” is not a problem that can be solved by a “world solution.” READ MORE ...

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