Wendell Berry Quote

The line that connects the bombing of civilian populations to the mountain removed by strip mining … to the tortured prisoner seems to run pretty straight. We're living, it seems, in the culmination of a long warfare — warfare against human beings, other creatures and the Earth itself.


Commencement address at Lindsey Wilson College (14 May 2005).

Kentucky Author Wendell Berry Challenges Graduates to Help End Human Violence

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The line that connects the bombing of civilian populations to the mountain removed by strip mining … to the tortured prisoner seems to run pretty...

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The line that connects the bombing of civilian populations to the mountain removed by strip mining … to the tortured prisoner seems to run pretty...

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The line that connects the bombing of civilian populations to the mountain removed by strip mining … to the tortured prisoner seems to run pretty...

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The line that connects the bombing of civilian populations to the mountain removed by strip mining … to the tortured prisoner seems to run pretty...