Did you hear about the New York City man who works, lives, eats, sleeps and exists in one building in the concrete jungle? It’s true. He never has to leave that environment because he has everything he needs under one roof. Or does he? While most of us like to get outside, at least once in a while, what have we done to the natural environments surrounding us? Have we built them simply for the aesthetic value–they look pretty–or do they function to provide for the true needs of our flora and fauna? (Hint: if you have a big lawn it’s the former.) Benjaim Vogt, author of ‘A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future” joins us to challenge our notion of balance with the wild world. While it’s something you may not give much thought to now, this one conversation will provoke a different way of looking at the world.
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