[The] natural environment has been gravely damaged by our irresponsible behaviour. The social environment has also suffered damage. Both are ultimately due to the same evil: the notion that there are no indisputable truths to guide our lives, and hence human freedom is limitless. We have forgotten that “man is not only a freedom which he creates for himself. Man does not create himself. He is spirit and will, but also nature”. […] The misuse of creation begins when we no longer recognize any higher instance than ourselves, when we see nothing else but ourselves”. (Pope Francis, Laudato Si, p.6-7)

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