Ethic of Care and Environmental Ethic

Key Question: What would an ethic of care towards the environment look like?

What would be needed to create it?

To create a care towards the environment we have to realize the importance that the environment has on us, like giving us fresh air and giving us recourses.

What would we have to believe about the environment? How should we see it?

We have to believe that the environment cant clean its self up. Us humans have to help out and clean our environment for every other creature on earth

How would we act? – give scenarios

If we know that the environment needs us. For example we need to put away our garbage in the right bins instead of  throwing it on the ground

What would be different about the world if everyone adopted this ethic of care towards the environment? Benefits and drawbacks?

I think to would be all benefits for not only the environment but for other creatures and us as well. We would have cleaner air, no trash on ground, no plastic in the ocean.

Should we adopt an ethic of care towards the environment?

For sure we should because if we dont soon enough we are slowly destroying our world.

1 thought on “Ethic of Care and Environmental Ethic

  1. Right, if we see the environment as needing care, then we might be more likely to do so.

    The only reason I could think of for people not using the right bins is convenience for themselves. But remember that care means you would act even if it is inconvenient.

    When you say we’re destroying our world, you mean the human world? Or the earth? The might be two different things.

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