Re: NANFA-- Bison, Kansas, and wacko extreemists...

Christopher Scharpf (
Wed, 20 Sep 2000 18:15:53 -0400

Well spoken, Robert. And welcome to NANFA!

>Unfortunately, value judgements are a huge part of environmental decision

I agree entirely. This is an area -- the social construction of nature -- that
is becoming more and more fascinating to me. (I recommend a new book, "Fishy
Business," on the subject.)

>The value judgements and semantics of the arguments which have been stated on
>this list are not the problem and can't be changed by throwing stones.

So, what IS the problem if it's not value judgements and semantics?

> Let's examine them free
>from criticism and try to come to an understanding of both sides complete
>with some degree of respect for opposing views.

I agree wholeheartedly...which is why I asked Luke to post some websites.
(Thanks, Luke.)

Chris Scharpf

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