By Robert L Zimdahl
This state of the art and maybe arguable e-book explores the ethics of agriculture and contemplates how our present ethical stance may perhaps form our destiny. Preface; 1. creation; 2. The behavior of Agricultural technology; three. while issues get it wrong; four. An creation to Ethics; five. ethical self belief in Agriculture; 6. The Relevance of Ethics to Agriculture; 7. Agricultural Sustainability; eight. Biotechnology; nine. the best way to continue
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The language of rationality and the model of scientific truth is not adequate to describe the child’s experience or the adult’s attitude. The flower’s attraction, its beauty, the fun one can have with it, and one’s concern, perhaps fear, about a herbicide and its possible sideeffects, require a different language—the language of experiential truth. The language of experiential truth is personal and subjective. It is purposefully vague and because it is so personal, it is not subject to public verification.
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Agriculture's ethical horizon by Robert L Zimdahl