Values deep in the woods
Rolston, Holmes, 1932-, author
American Forestry Association, publisher
In a forest, as on a desert or the tundra, the realities of nature cannot be ignored. The forest is an archetype of the foundations of the world. Humans evolved in forests and savannas, and classical cultures often remained in contact with forests. In modern cultures, the growth of technology has made the forest increasingly a commodity, decreasingly an archetype. That results in profound value puzzlements. What values lie deep in the forest?