Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Divide Between People and Nature

Peter Marren explores the social and legal forces that perpetuate and widen the gap between separation of people from nature in a perceptive article in the Independent

"Personal, direct contact with nature is being discouraged by fusspots and busybodies and control freaks who seem to want to regulate every waking moment of our lives. You can read their disapproval in the small print under the welcome sign at the entrance. Look but don't touch. You know it's illegal."