Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aldo Leopold is my hero.

I became enthralled with Aldo Leopold after reading A Sand County Almanac my senior year of college.  When searching for quotes about environmental education today, I came across this one and am compelled to share.

“The question is, does the educated citizen know he is only a cog in an ecological mechanism? That if he will work with that mechanism his mental wealth and his material wealth can expand indefinitely? But that if he refuses to work with it, it will ultimately grind him to dust? If education does not teach us these things, then what is education for?”