Follow the Links
and think. Environmentalism
are two words whose meanings have been skewed by propaganda and Rovian tactics to trigger a negative visceral reaction in many people, much like the word liberal
has been skewed. The link above has some great references to the ongoing discussion of framing and is worth a bookmark simply for the ease of referral and background legwork. I find they are omitting some of the encouraging words used by the very people they are hoping to draw and are therefore missing a huge opportunity to see the bigger picture which could enhance understanding and collaboration from all viewpoints. I personally find the term creation care
) a bit off-putting but it very much needs to be acknowledged and embraced as a bridge. We are all on the same planet even if it often seems as if we aren't.
posted by Cyndy