Avoiding Anthropocentrism in the Anthropocene: On the Benefits of Embracing Humility in Confronting the Climate Crisis

We live in head-spinning times. One the one hand there is the daily diet of news stories suggesting that human beings have become exceptionally powerful and destructive: we’re warming the oceans, melting the ice sheets, and driving countless other species into extinction. Given the extent of such anthropogenic changes, some scientists argue we’ve entered a