The universe was woven with us in mind. This is not a statement of species chauvinism. It’s a call to action.
You think if Darwinian theory had emerged not in the dark age of the 19th century but in our own woke era, it would be different? No, it wouldn’t.
Corey Lee Wrenn argues that what is done to an animal should be judged in the same fashion as if the same thing were done to a human.
The wish to demote, punish, and degrade ourselves this way, a neurosis special to our modern culture, is itself, ironically, a tribute to human exceptionalism.
Even James Lovelock, who created Gaia Theory, now worries that environmentalism has become a religion.