How would your orientation to life—your ideas, attitudes, values, and goals—be different if you had been reared in a hunting and gathering society?

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If I lived in a hunting and gathering society, I would have a much greater respect for nature. Since I would be living off of the land, I would respect the land, treat it well, and understand the need to preserve it. I also would also have a respect for...

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If I lived in a hunting and gathering society, I would have a much greater respect for nature. Since I would be living off of the land, I would respect the land, treat it well, and understand the need to preserve it. I also would also have a respect for nature and for the animals that lived on the land. My livelihood would depend on the land and nature, and, as a result, I would need to respect both the land and nature.

In a society that is not considered to be a hunting and gathering society, there would be less respect for the land and for nature. Our jobs provide us with a living, and there is less need to consider the importance of land and nature. We tend to look at the world through the lens of progress. This includes how much we produce, how much money we make, how many new products are created, and how much growth and expansion occurs. These goals tend to be less focused on nature, especially the preservation of it.

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