Re: [NTLK] New Newton eBooks!

From: L.W. Brown <>
Date: Sat Jul 01 2006 - 20:35:49 EDT

For all his piggishness, he _did_ begin the official, governmental
preservation of the wilderness, and for that I thank him, as it is
still under attack today and would have long been gone without him.

On 1. Jul, 2006, at 13:20, wrote:

> ... My first reaction as I
> edited and read through this book was, "What an utter pig and
> menace to
> our planet!" Then, I realized that this was the mindset of most people
> in the United States in the 19th century: "If it is wild and
> beautiful,
> tame it or kill it in the process." Taking this eBook too seriously
> will NOT make you proud to be an American, or proud of Teddy Roosevelt
> for that matter.

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