Just as conservationists value the diversity of species and the evolutionary processes that shape that diversity, we can remain open to a diversity of ideas and approaches, similarly encouraging their evolution over time.
- Michelle Marvier in “New Conservation Is True Conservation”
Masih ingat mereka?
Kalau pada suatu kali bertemu dengan seorang Jawa yang terpelajar, cobalah ajak dia bicara tentang keris, wayang, puji-pujilah ketinggian gamelan dan tarinya, kata Tuan L. Selanjutnya, pujilah ketinggian filsafatnya, kebatinannya. Kalau dia menjadi antusias dan membenarkan puji-pujian Tuan, dia tidak akan mencapai sesuatu apa pun dengan keterpelajarannya.
- Pramoedya Ananta Toer
In the economist’s language, poor people are said to discount the future highly. Their focus is on what they can secure this year, next year, and a few years hence. Looking far into the future is a luxury that the poor cannot often afford.
- David Pearce and Susana Mourato
it feels so right.
- Better secure jobs
- Better keeping jobs
- Superior productivity
- More resilient
- Less burnout
- Less turnover
- Greater sales
- Lyubormirsky, 2005
our tools are more advanced, in many ways the science of biodiversity is not much farther along than
medicine was in the Middle Ages. We are still at the stage, as it were, of cutting open bodies to find out what
organs are inside. The low investment in and slow pace of biodiversity research might be tolerable were it
not for the overwhelmingly rapid dest
ruction of the natural world. Without hyperbole we can truthfully say
that we are almost out of time to save much of the diversity of life on Earth