Western Emotions and an Environmental Disaster

Catherine Lutz, in her book Unnatural Emotions, describes how Western or Euramerican concepts of emotion have negatively effected gender ideologies. I argue these same concepts of emotion are leading Western cultures to an ecological disaster. Lutz’s describes the Western dichotomy between emotion and cognition. On the emotional side, she relays themes of irrationality, subjectivity, chaos, […]

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