“… Human beings have consistently demonstrated a collective unwillingness to place the needs of our other-than-human neighbors before our own. The only way to truly protect the river is for humans to identify with the river and to see its needs as their own. Rather than finding the source of the river’s value in it being the home of another individual like me, I value the river because it is me … and I am it — or rather, we are both part of something else that transcends both of us.
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