A naturalist's description and thoughts about the Arizona desert: the animals,
plants, mountains, geology, and evolution. He tries to counteract the scientists
by romanticizing nature. His prose style and knowledge of the established facts
are more palatable to me than the inhuman objectivity that scientists attempt
or the emotional nonsense of poets.
Year Read: 1986
Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
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