Lynn White’s Thesis

Reading: Lynn White, Jr: “The historical roots of our ecologic crisis” by Lynn White Jr (in the Ecocriticism Reader)

Prompt: Lynn White’s essay is filled with controversial theses, all of which tend to criticize the Judeo-Christian religious tradition. Read the essay, locate one such assertion, and offer a refutation of it or further support for it in one succinct paragraph. To get full credit you must proofread, cite from the text, and have a coherent argument.

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