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In what ways is he ‘ahead of our time?’
He is “ahead of our time” because while nobody else was thinking of it, Leopold pointed out that we should view ourselves as part of the land rather than conquerers of the land. For so long now people have treated the land as if it were something for us to just use, but Leopold saw it differently. In the Land Ethic, emphasizes how environmental decisions should be made for the benefit of both humans and the environment alike; not economic reasons. Also, he states that education about the land and the harm we are causing to it needs to me more widespread and detailed to have an impact on humans.
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