Care Deeply, Not Passionately

Care Deeply, Not Passionately

Sometime around my grade four year—1990 or so—it suddenly became very popular to talk about saving the planet. I remember an explosion of environment-focused messaging, especially about whales, recycling, and ozone holes. It was on our classroom posters, TV shows, t-shirts, even school supplies. But it was the tropical rainforest, at least to us fourth-graders, that became the central icon […] …