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" Their arguments are curiously like those of the devil, devised for the destruction of the first garden — so much of the very best Eden fruit going to waste; so much of the best Tuolumne water and Tuolumne scenery going to waste. Few of their statements... "
Conserving Living Natural Resources: In the Context of a Changing World - Página 4
de Bertie J. Weddell - 2002 - 426 páginas
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The Yosemite

John Muir - 1912 - 284 páginas
...only righteous thing to do with the people's parks is to destroy them bit by bit as they are able. Their arguments are curiously like those of the devil,...Tuolumne water and Tuolumne scenery going to waste. Few of their statements are even partly true, and all are misleading. Thus, Hetch Hetchy, they say,...
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The Writings of John Muir: The mountains of California

John Muir - 1916
...righteous thing to do with the people's parks is to destroy them bit by bit as they are able. Then - arguments are curiously like those of the devil, devised...Tuolumne water and Tuolumne scenery going to waste. Few of their statements are even partly true, and all are misleading. Thus, Hetch Hetchy, they say,...
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The Writings of John Muir: The mountains of California

John Muir - 1917
...only righteous thing to do with the people's parks is to destroy them bit by bit as they are able. Their arguments are curiously like those of the devil,...for the destruction of the first garden — so much 289 of the very best Eden fruit going to waste; so much of the best Tuolumne water and Tuolumne scenery...
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Sierra Club Bulletin, Volume 6

1908
...of bad arguments to prove that the only righteous thing for Hetch-Hetchy is its destruction. These arguments are curiously like those of the devil devised...going to waste, so much of the best Tuolumne water. Very few of their statements are even partly true, and all are misleading. Thus, HetchHetchy, they...
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Voices in the Wilderness: American Nature Writing and Environmental Politics

Daniel G. Payne - 1996 - 181 páginas
...Hetchy Valley," Muir refuted, one by one, all the arguments for damming the valley, likening them to "those of the devil, devised for the destruction of the first garden" (Yosemite 715). Throughout the essay he posed the question starkly as one of good vs. evil, portraying...
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The Great New Wilderness Debate

J. Baird Callicott, Michael P. Nelson - 1998 - 697 páginas
...completely on their heads, listen to John Muir attack the dam's defenders. "Their arguments," he wrote, "are curiously like those of the devil, devised for...best Tuolumne water and Tuolumne scenery going to waste."1" For Muir and the growing number of Americans who shared his views, Satan's home had become...
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Conserving Living Natural Resources: In the Context of a Changing World

Bertie J. Weddell - 2002 - 426 páginas
...likewise despoiled. Their arguments are curiously like those of the devil, devised for the destructk of the first garden - so much of the very best Eden fruit going to waste; so much the best Tuolumne water and Tuolumne scenery going to waste. (Mu 1912:256,257,260) at controlling the...
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Environmentalism: Critical Concepts, Volume 2

David Pepper, Frank Webster, George Revill - 2003 - 608 páginas
...completely on their heads, listen to John Muir attack the dam's defenders. "Their arguments." he wrote, "are curiously like those of the devil, devised for...best Tuolumne water and Tuolumne scenery going to waste."'0 For Muir and the growing number of Americans who shared his views, Satan's home had become...
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Sustainability: Sustainability

M. R. Redclift - 2005 - 416 páginas
...completely on their heads, listen to John Muir attack the dam's defenders. "Their arguments," he wrote, "are curiously like those of the devil, devised for...Tuolumne water and Tuolumne scenery going to waste." For Muir and the growing number of Americans who shared his views, Satan's home had become God's own...
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Land of Sunshine: An Environmental History of Metropolitan Los Angeles

William Deverell, Greg Hise - 2006 - 350 páginas
...utilitarian "devotees of ravaging commercialism" who desired to dam Hetch Hetchy, Muir charged that their "arguments are curiously like those of the devil...fruit going to waste, so much of the best Tuolumne water."44 While Muir's critique of capitalist exploitation of nature has long been recognized, Jackson...
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