Epilogue and Review

change happens:
trail in the woods
this book is about our ideas about wilderness (tends towards a strict definition of wilderness)
shift in the United States from wilderness being hated and feared to being appreciated and preserved--how did that change happen?

First we have changes in ideas:
Where do we get our ideas?
First the ideas, then how do ideas make a difference
first the idea needs to become widespread

Then those new ideas affect practice/behavior/government action/business practices
Church painting: Twilight Wilderness
The situation in the United States is different from other countries
Possible outcomes--as as a result of sprawl, factory farming, and increasing technology to control nature things will be different 50 years from now
sprawl shown as a person on a couch

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