...The wise words of Wendell Berry.
One of the main reasons I enjoy reading Wendell Berry’s nonfiction, is that he is a Kentucky farmer who is observing, questioning, and talking about many of the conservation issues that I’m also observing, questioning, and talking about.
But he talks about the human dimension of these issues in soulful, sometimes soul-piercing language; as opposed to the technical aspects discussed in the stale, robotic language of scientific journal articles. Don’t get me wrong, the journal articles are absolutely critical to science and are written the way they are for objectivity and clarity. But for the health of my own ‘human dimension’, Berry satisfies a more artistic, spiritual connection to the issues I find myself seeking at the end of the day.
In this lovely interview, Berry eloquently shares his thoughts in gems like this one:
See the full interview on “Bill Moyers & Co.” at this link: http://billmoyers.com/segment/wendell-berry-on-his-hopes-for-humanity/. This interview is a treat, in part, because Berry does not appear in video often. Enjoy.