1. Specific ecological criticisms argue that the values of capitalism sanction the complete domination of man over nature in the name of economic growth and consumption and that this assumed right to rule over nature is a serious threat to the stability of industrial and non-industrial societies alike.
Discuss the environment as a stakeholder. What is your opinion of this concept? Should or can the environment be considered as a stakeholder? Why or why not? What are some of the challenges of considering the environment as a stakeholder? How do we prioritize the often competing goals of environmental stability and economic growth? Be sure to use the readings from this week and outside sources to supplement your analysis.