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Derrick Jensen – The Conservative Belief in Human Supremacy Is Destroying Our Planet

The following is an excerpt from the new book The Myth of Human Supremacy [3] by Derrick Jensen (Seven Stories Press, 2016):  “The modern conservative [and, I would say, the human supremacist] is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” —John Kenneth Galbraith I’m sitting by a pond, in …