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That is why subduing the things of nature to human purposes is so dangerous and why it so often results in evil, in separation and desecration. Nowhere does Berry’s fundamental belief ring truer, or with more conviction, than here. ANIMALS Another way in which Berry differs interestingly from more typical nature writers is in the way he writes about animals. He seems to have far less curiosity about them than, say, Annie Dillard, Barry Lopez, or Mary Oliver. Even Edward Abbey exhibits more Thoreauvian zeal in naming and studying species than Berry does.
His bean-field experiment in Walden was conducted in a spirit of bemused detachment, not lifelong commitment. ” Berry by contrast has lived one life, of farming and writing, grounded in the same place. ” Berry always argues for communal action and interdependence: “One man alone does not have strength or dignity or joy, but . . these and all else that is worthy come to him by the grace of the bonds that he has made with his fellows,” he writes in The Hidden Wound, and in The Unsettling of America, “Work that is restorative, convivial, dignified and dignifying” requires “the enactment of connections,” recognitions of kinship rather than assertions of independence.