Speaking at the National Cathedral, famed environmental writer Wendell Berry delivered a clear message for Earth Day: We have a moral obligation to protect the environment.
Berry, a living legend in the environmental movement, addressed a crowd of faith leaders, community organizers, farmers and environmentalists at the Cathedral on Earth Day.
"The idea of the intractability of problems is wrong. Don't get into this with a goal or a schedule. You must do it because it is right – because it is right, or it [your fight] will never last," said Berry.
Author of over 80 novels, short stories, and essays, and poems, Wendell Berry has been a tireless advocate for localism and environmental stewardship for nearly 50 years.
He famously coined this brilliant twist on the Golden Rule: "Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you."
You can watch a video of Wendell Berry's remarks at the National Cathedral here.http://bit.ly/JBRezS