Analysis Of 'Source' By Wendell Berry

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1. Wendell Berry states the valid question, “By the abuse of our finite sources, our lives are already in danger. What might we bring into danger by the abuse of ‘infinite’ sources?”. This literature was published in 1977, 40 years ago, and I believe it is safe to say that our seemingly infinite resources (clean air, un-acidified water) have underwent what Berry predicted. When we knew we were on this fast downward spiral, why was there no Paris Agreement then, activists were abundant and knew of the grim future, yet we only decided to step in when it the issue had started to affect the Earth.

2. Later in the chapter, Berry focuses on the point that agriculture is founded upon life, to serve human life and therefore must work to maintain the

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