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Anne Frank's Tree: Nature’s Confrontation with Technology, by Eric Katz

By Eric Katz

during this very important and unique interdisciplinary paintings, famous environmental thinker Eric Katz explores technology’s function in dominating either nature and humanity. He argues that know-how dominates, and therefore destroys, the flora and fauna; it dominates, and consequently destroys, serious points of human existence and society. know-how factors an estrangement from nature, and therefore a lack of that means in human lifestyles. consequently, people lose the ability to make ethical and social offerings; they lose the facility to manage their lives. Katz’s argument innovatively connects unique components of proposal: the elemental objective of the Holocaust, together with Nazi environmental coverage, to heal the degenerate parts of society; and the plan to heal degraded ordinary structures that informs the modern environmental coverage of ‘ecological restoration’. In either arenas of ‘healing’, Katz argues that technological forces force motion, whereas domination emerges because the triumphing ideology. Katz’s paintings is a plea for the advance of a know-how that doesn't dominate and break yet as an alternative promotes autonomy and freedom. Anne Frank, a sufferer of Nazi ideology and motion, observed the titular tree in the back of her mystery annex as an emblem of freedom and ethical goodness. In Katz’s argument, the tree represents a unfastened and independent nature, immune to human keep watch over and domination. Anne Frank’s Tree is rooted in an empirical method of philosophy, seating complicated moral principles in an available and robust narrative of historic truth and deeply own lived experience.

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