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Compass Chapter 22: Technology & Global Environment

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Malcolm Mac Kinnon

Chapter 22: Technology & Global Environment March 8, 2011 March 15, 2011 Natural environment air, water, soil, other necessary things to survive Sociologists are interested in studying this topic since acid rain, global warming all arise from humans instead of occurring naturally Because humans create some environmental problems, acid rain (SO2) in global warming humans put SO2 and CO2 which make environmentalism a social issue Environmental issues encourage a global outlook despite political divisions across the world, or else the world is a single eco-system Eco (greek: house) globe is our home and in this home things are interrelated o N. America people are hooked with hamburgers McDonalds is taken over by Subway o Our demand in beef causes an expansion in branching in America o Cattle requires grassland and they clear forests to acquire grassland Plants absorb CO2 and produces O2 into the environment Technology in Environment o Hunters gather, for instance, use a stone age technology which has minimum impact on the environment o Hortic cultural society small scale farming Pascal Brucrmer the Tears of the White Man: Compassion and Contempt Third Worldism Rousseau the Noble Sausage Smarmy Racism self satisfaction, self indulge Pocanontas Dances with Nobles Avatar Misanthrope
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