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Compare And Contrast The Relationship Between Man And Nature In Emerson And Thoreau

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It is said that the nature existed before man and the man will and always shall depend on nature on every pace of the life. Starting from water, air and even the food to clothing and shelter but whereas nature, if man is extinct from the nature it would be very much peaceful for nature to survive own its own with rest of species. Nature cared man like a mother but all man could contribute was exploit nature for their greed and wants which kept on destroying nature. It is said man are outstripping the nature by 50 percent (P. Stephanie. 2012. May 14). Surviving without nature is impossible for man, not only the man of today knows these but it was known before Emerson and Thoreau was born. ...view middle of the document...

Emerson is right living without commodity is not going to be easy for, human want food, water, shelter these are just basic necessity in human life. But yes man has exploited half of the nature for their greed, drifting away from the truth, about the death and creating commodities which can make a human look 10years younger. Man was just sufficient when they had no creams to apply in the face, with no shampoo and even the perfumes. But on the other hand yes, the society has transformed in good ways too. Human do not want to look shabby and get into a gathering. The fact man have damaged so much of the nature is a bitter truth and farsighted of the people around the world trying to save the nature gives happiness. Yet more than 70% of the people seemed more ignorant about nature. Waste being disposed in the public place, not in the dustbin but on the street, the fire being lit on to the forest in eastern Bhutan for their greed to have better harvest of lemon grass oil. Killing not only the plants but the insect and animals too, Buddhist believes that every insect or plant has a life, after death the souls will turn into one of the species in the world. For the sake of comfortable life man are torturing their peaceful environment, the philosophy of karma, when the bird is alive they hunts for ants and when the bird dies, the ant eats the bird. It is not too late to contribute towards healthy man and nature relationship. But like Thoreau talking about simplicity and the magic of growth which 9% of the world may believe in is in great danger.
Nature has its own beauty and so does human; people have different languages from one continent to another. Even in a small country like Bhutan has 20 Dzongkhag (states) and more than 25 languages are spoken in the country. It does not take much time to learn and understand each other language. Likewise nature has its own language and its own way of expressing things. When there is a tsunami or a heavy rainfall and which leads to loss of many lives, from man, animal to every small species. Nature must have been through so much of pain that when it explodes with...

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