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Archive for June, 2013

Anthropocentrism Reconsidered

Tuesday, 25 June, 2013

Environmentalism has for the better part of the last several decades wrestled with the question of the human role in the physical world. Those who believe that human beings degrade the environment out of hubris or brazen indifference spend much of their energy trying to help us remember the inherent value of the physical world….

Cooperating for Group Solar

Tuesday, 18 June, 2013

Today’s guest post is by Don Jarvis. Don is a retired BYU professor of Russian.  He lives in Provo where he is Sustainability Adviser to the Mayor of Provo and Chair of the Provo City Sustainability and Natural Resources Committee.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of Utah Valley Earth Forum, as a…

Theme for June: Get Outside!

Sunday, 16 June, 2013

LDS Theme: My Heavenly Father Loves Me Use the children’s primary song My Heavenly Father Loves Me to discuss the wonder of creation, fathers, and the great love our Heavenly Father has for us. He made this world for our experience and pleasure. Let us be awed and grateful. Let us share this love and…

Stewardship vs. Dominion

Saturday, 15 June, 2013

Today’s guest post is by Phoebe Cook. Phoebe is from Emigration Canyon near Salt Lake City, where she loved to explore nature growing up. Currently, she’s a Humanities Major, emphasizing in Environmental Studies at Brigham Young University. She likes to spend time cooking, playing folk music, running, and being outside in general. The traditional Christian…