Enrique Salmon's Usage Of A Metaphor

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Enrique Salmon’s usage of a metaphor that compares the connectedness of humans to their environment to a lasso is genius. Salmon paints a vivid picture of togetherness for me. I can visualize his description of life in any form impacting the other surrounding forms of life. For example, we as humans, have choice to be good and take care of our environment or be bad and destroy it. I could go out and cut down a thousand trees for profit and destroy the homes of wildlife, cause erosion, and decrease the amount of oxygen being produced in the atmosphere. However, I could also go out and plant a thousand trees and do the complete opposite of the aforementioned. The “interconnectedness” is mandatory to sustain human life. Overproducing and destruction
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