A Language Older Than Words - Study Guide A Life of My Own and Interconnection Summary & Analysis

Derrick Jensen
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In his chapter, "A Life of My Own," Jensen talks about his experiences working with bees. He describes the joy and freedom that he feels working for himself. Jensen describes how he borrowed money from his mother in order to buy bees and hives. Jensen indicates that even though his time with the bees was disastrous, it was also a time of great happiness in his life.

In the chapter "Interconnection," Jensen writes about how difficult it is to withdraw from the modern economy. He uses an example of chicken processing to show the complexity of this interconnection. He also describes the dangers these plants, like Tyson are to the country. He asserts that it is this process and it's emphasis toward production that leads ultimately to murder.

In this chapter, Jensen also describes the...

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