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5.0 out of 5 stars A Language Older than Wods is also about communication., 13 Dec. 2000
This review is from: A Language Older Than Words (Paperback)
The author talks brutally about his childhood and his abusive father. And, as importantly, about our inhumanity to ourselves. We no longer listen to the earth, we no longer talk to the coyotes and the chickens. The American Forest Serivce destroys forests to save the trees, or so they say. Industry must make a profit, and so they conclude that the earth must die. And yet there is hope in the last few pages. There is a quote by Daniel Quinn, author of "Ishmael" on the back cover. It concludes "Dangerous reading here. Proceed at your own risk." (And please do forgive me (an American) for posting on the U.K. site...
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