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Wendell Berry's "Our Only World" Considered

Wendell Berry's "Our Only World" Reviewed

Berry persuasively argues that a healthy environment ultimately requires healthy communities filled with spiritually healthy people. Whether the issue is global warming, good jobs for young people, or good marriages, Berry writes that "If we want to save the land, we must save the people who belong to the land. If we want to save the people, we must save the land the people belong to."

In one sense Berry is the voice of a rural agrarian tradition that stretches from rural Kentucky back to the origins of human civilization. But his insights are universal because "Our Only World" is filled with beautiful, compassionate writing and careful, profound thinking.

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