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Conservation Perspective Essay

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Essay "Does Wilderness Have Intrinsic Value?" Does wilderness have intrinsic value? Yes, it does, but what is intrinsic value? Maybe I'll figure it out on my own while writing this essay.Are you asking me whether I feel that nature has some spiritual value that needs to be protected, or just the fact that wilderness is important, and without it, human beings would cease to exist? I'm guessing that it's just a tricky question that will somehow show how important I think our wilderness is. Can I ask you a tricky question? Why do I go for long walks in the woods whenever I get overwhelmed with life's stress? Well hey"¦.I'll tell ya, it's not because I'm some tree hugger"¦it's because, that's where I'm usually cured. And Usually, when I'm so stressed out that I need a go for a long walk, alone, in the woods"¦.I'm so confused that I won't even remember why I'm going for a walk in the woods in the first place, other than the fact that I felt good after the last time I did it"¦. I guess what I'm trying to say, is, that I don't go for walks in the woods that often. Why do I go to the woods? I think it's because I need to get away from distractions and just focus on what's bothering me. I once watched a robin dance along the grass catching worms while I was really depressed and somehow, just by watching him dance around so carefree, it made me feel better. It made...

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