By Peter Schwartz
Environmentalism, Mr. Schwartz argues, is a synthesis of religion and socialism. Eschewing the former's concern with a "hereafter," and abandoning the latter's facade of respect for material production, environmentalism takes up the same assault on reason, self-interest and capitalism. This lecture reveals how the environmentalist movement seeks to keep nature "free" and human action under rigid control—which means: to sacrifice man to nature.
(MP3 download; 1 hr., 29 min., with Q & A, 60.80 MB)