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Controlling Nature

Posted by on Apr 29, 2011 in Climate Change | 1 comment

Controlling Nature

Nature is perceived by human beings as two contrary forces. At the one hand, it is called Mother Nature. That’s because we subconsciously recognize our physical dependence from nature. We need the air, the water and the soil to live. On the other hand, we consciously know about the dangers that nature poses for us. Earthquakes, floods and wildfires were, and still are, a serious threat to our survival. Today we know what lightning and thunder are, we can explain it scientifically. But...

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