Friday, June 10, 2016

Pristine nature

Apropos the relationship between the mode of production and corresponding ecosystems, discussed in Speculative capital and the ecosystem of globalization, an article by way of The New Yorker this week (6/6/16), "There's no such thing as pristine nature". They make too much of no such thing as pristine nature; but the main point they are making is that humans have always affected and often enough, maybe too often, transformed it.