Here we have an author trying to bridge a huge cultural chasm - the gulf between science and religion. This kind of dialogue is sorely needed.
The Earth we depend on is caught up in an unprecedented storm of global scale challenges. Science provides a window on our planet's natural systems, increasingly stressed by human demands, but too many Americans are in denial.
The tug of war between religion and scientific dogma is extremely destructive. For the sake of our children and generations yet to come, we have to make this right.
The essay below appeared in Yes Magazine, a wonderful resource for life-affirming, progressive inspiration.
We're closer to environmental disaster than ever before. We need a new story for our relationship with the Earth, one that goes beyond science and religion.