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Does Technology destroy our relationship with Nature?

I am an environmental Literature student, and I am interested in people's responses about the constitution of Nature, Technology, and the relationship that is apparently slowly being degraded with Nature.

All responses are welcome.


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  • May 29 2013: for arguments about technology also being natural- if there is a heriarchy it will go- animal, vegetal, mineral, digital? we are just engaging with manifestations of the "natural world" that are in some way more removed from our own inherent natures. I would not say there is a destruction of our relationship with nature (unless we speak of pollution etc) but a distancing. Doe snot mean the bridges have burnt. We are only growing less familiar with those paths, and so perhaps that connection becomes all the more magical due to its rarity?

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