Why Bother Michael Pollan Analysis

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“Why Bother” Michael Pollan’s essay “Why Bother” claims both sides of the argument of why people should take action to change their daily lives that will help the environment or if it is a wasted effort to try to change the things that have been done. Pollan repeatedly asks the reader a specific question throughout the essay: Why bother? Why bother slowing down global warming? Why bother walking to and from to make one’s self carbon footprint better? He asks these questions over and over to make the reader engage and think about the environment. Personally, how does anyone in the world today escape the effects of man’s role in causing harm to the habit we live in. Politians are continually exacerbating the issue by fighting each other and
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