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By Sing C. Chew

Ecological Futures argues that historical past can be utilized as a advisor to attainable socioeconomic, political, and ecological eventualities that would remodel our globalized international.

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The growing social and economic interdependence between rural communities and the monasteries became firmly established. The leaders of these monasteries were the new religious men of antiquity with the monastery as the new base of social and economic power (Goehring 1990). During the Roman period, especially during turbulent times, the monasteries became the interface between the people and Roman administration. In other words, they acted as the buffer between the state and its subjects. At other times, they served as refuge for the surrounding population during periods of political distress.

From England, it was carried to Ireland, and with the Irish immigrants cholera was exported to the United States. From here, with trade and travel it moved to Mexico and Cuba. Besides cholera, influenza was also a disease that reached epidemic and pandemic proportions. D. C. The first pandemic is supposed to have occurred in the sixteenth century in Europe. Its origin supposedly began in Russia and Central Asia. In Europe the epidemics of influenza occurred over the course of the fourteenth century to the nineteenth century.

Athanasius 1980, 63) Living self-sufficiently meant also living with the contours of the land. In terms of relationships with other living things such as animals, we obtain the impression that the monks were living in harmony with them, and this is not because of their nonmeat diet. Antony’s experiences with wild animals that visited his small garden give us an image of this relationship: At first wild animals in the desert coming for water often would damage the beds in his garden. But he caught one of the animals, held it gently, and said to them all: “Why do you do harm to me when I harm none of you?

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