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date: 20 July 2019

Religions  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Christopher Key CHAPPLEChristopher Key CHAPPLE

The religious and philosophical traditions of Asia value balance and connections between the human body and spirit and the natural world. Hindu, Buddhist, Confucian, Daoist, and other Asian worldviews offer distinct sensibilities that support a sensitivity to sustainable practices. As the countries of Asia experience rapid economic development, these traditional values form a variety of conceptual resources for resisting a degradation of the environment and traditional social fabrics. ...

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