A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There - Aldo Leopold

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There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot. Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question of whether a 'still higher' standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild, and free. For us in the minority, the opportunity to see geese is more important than television, and the chance to find a pasque-flower is a right as inalienable as free speech.

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iilisev 9 years, 3 months ago
This is from the "A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There" published 1949 by Aldo Leopold

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