The evolution of reality: Psychology professor explains how each generations’ perception of their environment changes the definition of “the natural world”

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(Natural News) Each and every person defines nature in his own way. For some, nature may be a city park. Others consider nature simply as a flower pushing through the pavement. No matter how urbanized or polluted a city may be, some people would consider a single tree in the midst of skyscrapers to be “nature”. This is not the case however, according to psychology professor Peter Kahn, from the University of Washington.

Every generation will have its own perspective or understanding of what the norm for nature is, despite the surrounding pollution and concrete (infrastructural development). A child who grows up in the middle of New York city would consider Central Park as “nature”.However, parks are developed and managed by human beings, which is not the actual definition of nature.Real nature can be defined by one word, “wild”. The older generation might…

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