Nature has been completely objectified — ‘She’ has become an ‘it’ — and we are persuaded to concentrate on the material aspect of reality that fits within Galileo’s schemeSeriously. They guy picked Galileo as a general-purpose scapegoat for what's wrong with our world. Could he be less suitable to govern?
“It is no good just fixing the pump and not the well,” he said. Talk of an “environmental crisis” or of a “financial crisis” was actually describing “the outward consequences of a deep, inner crisis of the soul”.
Friday, 18 June 2010
Surely you can't give any sort of power, even figurehead-style can-only-use-it-in-an-emergency power to a guy who is capable of saying stuff like this: