Do not expect logic or consistency from nature-rights activists.
Says Jonah Goldberg, “One cheer (and maybe two) for non-human personhood.”
The potential deleterious consequences to humankind from “nature rights” are beyond measuring — except to trial lawyers.
Thanks to a unique cluster of properties, water is able to fulfill many roles essential to our living planet.
The subject of Michael Denton’s new book — water — is ubiquitous, as indeed for living creatures it must be.