Tom Jacobs of Miller-McCune reports:
New research finds those who feel a strong connection to the natural world have a more caring attitude toward others…
“Together, these findings suggest that full contact with nature can have humanizing effects,” the researchers conclude. “Our results suggest that, to the extent our links with nature are disrupted, we may also lose some connection with each other.”
The Low-Tech Times has long believed that an afternoon spent hiking in the mountains is a great experience. People need more in life than a hyper-connected existence consisting of constant phone calls, texting, city noise and pollution.