The Effects Of Pesticides On Humans And Our Environment Essay

715 Words Oct 28th, 2016 3 Pages
Global warming, climate change and the idea the humans race lack of care toward nature is leading to the Earth’s doom is a theory that has seemed closer and closer to becoming a reality. This issue and its effects on our lives can be told by Rachel Carson, a MA zoologist from 1932, who switched her focus to the effect of pesticides on humans and our environment (Articulation 358). Carson goes on to express facts in order to shine light on the harms of chemicals on our environment. With the whole world unclear of the future at stake, Carson reaches out to the audience to realize the possible truth. In The Obligation to Endure, Carson expresses the harm of chemicals on our world by appealing to the reader’s emotions and relating to an issue that has not changed over time. Carson piece starts off with a brief description of the relationship between animals and the environment. “To a large extent, the physical form and the habits of the earth vegetation and its animal life have been molded by the environment” (Carson 358) The statement suggest the lives of animals are in the end affected be the nature they inhabit. With the evolution of man, the balance between the animals and nature can be seen as a flip of a coin. “Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one-man-acquired significate power to alter the nature world” (Carson 385) For best or for worst this power has been given to us and according to Carson we have not live up to our best…

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