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Wendell Berry

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Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry (born August 5, 1934) is an American philosopher, poet, essayist, farmer, novelist and social activist.

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  • ”We are living even now among punishments and ruins.”[1]
Simple: We are still living with punishments and ruins.
  • ”The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly.”[2]
Simple: The ability to speak and the ability to know exactly are very closely related to each other.


  1. What Are People For? (1990). "A Few Words in Favor of Edward Abbey".
  2. The Way of Ignorance (2005). "Imagination in Place".

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