08.07.17 | Nature Calls (Biophilia)
Contemporary culture and its relationship to Nature is of a Goethean allegory. Faust (culture) seeks a pact the the Devil: grant the unlimited knowledge, power, and efficiency afforded by Technology and, in return, take our collective natural-born spirit. Nature now faces foreclosure time.
Our next Member Monday (8/7/17)/Nature Calls (Biophilia) discussion is all about the so-called biophilia hypothesis i.e. the human innate need for a (re)connection to nature and the consequences for failure to do so. Ret Taylor, fellow Highland member, has thought a lot about the subject and will co-host this session.
The following are Ret's initial thoughts on the matter