The stewardship worldview holds that we can and should manage the earth for our benefit, but that we have an ethical responsibility to be caring and responsible managers, or stewards, of the earth. It says we should encourage environmentally beneficial forms of economic growth and development and discourage I environmentally harmful forms.
The environmental wisdom worldview holds that we are part of, and dependent on, nature and that earth’s life-support system exists for all species, not just for us. According to this view, our success depends on learning how the earth sustains itself and integrating such environmental wisdom into the ways we think and act.”
Write a one page essay (12pt font, double-spaced, 1 inch margins) describing your environmental world view. You must address the following in your essay:
- Which view description best fits your own worldview (it could be a mix!)? 2. Why do you hold this view? 3. Why do you think your worldview is the most sustainable for the future?