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Extinction and the Richness of Human Life

Submitted by on November 30, 2012 – 3:54 amNo Comment

Golden Toad—Wikimedia Sometime ago (actually quite awhile ago), I wrote a post on the meaning of extinction and how the irrevocable loss of those creatures that no longer exist diminishes the richness of life in creation. But their loss also impoverishes us as human creatures. Aldo Leopold recognized the tragedy of this loss to us as he looked back and lamented the passing of the passenger pigeon in the early twentieth century

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Together with All Creatures blog: Extinction and the Richness of Human Life

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