We cannot put a price tag on amenities like parks, monuments, and wilderness, but removing protections from these lands is a direct attack on our nation’s heritage and would rob our children and grandchildren of the opportunity to experience and explore the wild America that remains,
In Nuu-chah-nulth, the word tsawalk means “one.” It expresses the view that all living things — humans, plants, and animals — form part of an integrated whole brought into harmony through constant negotiation and mutual respect for the other. Contemporary environmental and political crises, however, reflect a world out of balance, a world in which Western approaches for sustainable living are not working.
There is an alternative. You can build a system that is designed to help drug addicts to reconnect with the world – and so leave behind their addictions.
Johann Hari at Huffington Post. The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think