How the 'ecosystem' myth has been used for sinister means
Publisher: The Observer, United Kingdom
Date Written: 29/05/2011
Year Published: 2011
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12645
When, in the 1920s, a botanist and a field marshal dreamed up rival theories of nature and society, no one could have guessed their ideas would influence the worldview of 70s hippies and 21st-century protest movements. But their faith in self-regulating systems has a sinister history.