Up to 50% Off + MORE! Code: TREAT Ends: 10/24 Details
  1. Help

Man, Nature, and Society

Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.

Man, Nature, and Society - Page Text Content

S: Man, Nature and Society

FC: Man, Nature, and Society | Scrapbook By Jordan Danford

1: Spirit Animal | “Alone and warming his five wits, the white owl in the belfry sits.” - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

2: Intrinsic Value vs. Utility | Owls are admired as a symbol of wisdom... | as well as their roles as predators.

3: Sacred Nature | Elderberries were used for their healing abilities. | The Celts used theTree of Life to represent cycle of life and death.

4: Celtic Sacred Groves | The tree carries the spirit of honesty... approach it lovingly with respect and reverence, coming from your heart..." -Nathaniel Altman, The Deva Handbook

5: Greek Sacred Groves | "The groves were God's first temples." -William Cullen Bryant | "A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible." -Welsh Proverb

6: The Role of Fire | "May you be lit by the fires of life, for being ignited is transformative. Nothing touched by flame Ever remains the same." -Anguis

7: Fire Elementals | "Fire is never a gentle master." -Proverb | Man is the only creature that dares to light a fire and live with it. The reason? Because he alone has learned to put it out. -Henry Jackson Vandyke, Jr.

8: "Thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease.” -John Keats | Earth Elementals

9: Water Elementals | “A mermaid found a swimming lad, Picked him for her own, Pressed her body to his body, Laughed; and plunging down Forgot in cruel happiness That even lovers drown.” - William Butler Yeats

10: Air Elementals | ''Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind...'' -William Butler Yeats

11: Doctrine of Signatures

12: The Wheel of the Seasons

13: The Wheel of Life | It's the circle of life, and it moves us all..." Elton John

14: "Imagine not being able to distinguish the real cause, from that without which the cause would not be able to act, as a cause. It is what the majority appear to do, like people groping in the dark... " -Plato, Phaedo | Plato on Nature

15: "It is absurd to suppose that ends are not present in nature because we do not see an agent deliberating." -Aristotle, Physics | Aristotle on Nature

16: The Stoic View of Nature | For the Stoics, self-preservation is the first natural instinct.

17: Aesop's Fables | "Slow and steady wins the race." -Aesop, The Hare and the Tortoise | "Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own." -Aesop

18: Virgil's Georgics | "[The] herdsman on the hills when evening bids...sits midmost on the rock and tells his tale." -Virgil, Georgics

19: Pliny's Natural History | “What earth has produced as a cure for our ills, we have made into a deadly poison;” -Pliny the Elder, Natural History

20: Physiologus | "The owl is this kind of bird: he loves the darkness more than the light." -Physiologus

21: The Green Man

22: SIR Gawain | AND | "So many wonders befell him in the hills, It would be tedious to recount the least part of them." -Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

23: the Green Knight | The horse that he rides is entirely of that colour...a green horse huge and strong..." -Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

24: Animals in Medieval Heraldry | Bravery | THE LION: | Royalty | Valor | Strength

25: Herne, The Wild Huntsman | Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game. -Paul Rodriguez

26: Robin Hood: King of the Wood | Winter vs. Summer

27: Medieval Hunting | The boar charged out, straight at the man, so that he and the beast were both in a heap..." -Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

28: Contemporary Hunting

29: In Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus, the Florence Roses represent chastity, and the myrtle trees represent eternal love and purity, as well as Venus herself.

30: Medieval Gardens | "Sprang up the grass, as thicke yset And softe as any velvet, On which men myght his lenman leye, As on a fetherbed, to pleye." -The Romance of the Rose

31: Technology Exploiting Nature

32: Nature as God's Creation | “How earnestly should we strive, not to stand on mountain-tops, but to trample beneath us those appetites which spring from earthly impulses.” -Petrarch, The Ascent of Mont Ventoux

33: Renaissance Botanical Images

34: Zoos!

35: The End! :D

Sizes: mini|medium|large|enormous
Default User
  • By: Jordan D.
  • Joined: over 5 years ago
  • Published Mixbooks: 0
No contributors

About This Mixbook

  • Title: Man, Nature, and Society
  • Western Thought II
  • Tags: None
  • Started: over 5 years ago
  • Updated: over 5 years ago

Get up to 50% off
Your first order

Get up to 50% off
Your first order