April 19, 2012

The Dark Side of Earth Day

Henry Miller, Defining Ideas

The first celebration of Earth Day, which was founded by the former U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, was held in 1970 as a "symbol of environmental responsibility and stewardship." In the spirit of the time, it was a touchy-feely, consciousness-raising, New Age experience, and most activities were organized at the grassroots level.

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