The Mighty Bison of Yellowstone | A Chasm Between World Views in an America so Divided

[Justin Farrell’s book, a sociologist at Yale’s school of forestry and environmental studies, is due out this summer, under the full title The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict. He spent two years asking folk in and around Yellowstone why they are so cross. Beneath debates about science and economics he found arguments about morality and the proper relations between humans and nature—though those involved often do not, or will not acknowledge this. In short, all sides purport to be weighing what is true and false, while really arguing about right and wrong.

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