The line that connects the bombing of civilian populations to the mountain removed by strip mining … to the tortured prisoner seems to run pretty straight. We’re living, it seems, in the culmination of a long warfare — warfare against human beings, other creatures and the Earth itself.

Wendell Berry (b. 1934) American farmer, educator, poet, conservationist
Commencement Address, Lindsey Wilson College (14 May 2005)
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