A question keeps growing the deeper one understand nature – what is nature , natural and thus what is unnatural ?
If everything that exists is part of nature, is born out of nature – what then is unnatural ?
Is polythene unnatural ? How do we decide ?
At a deeper level nothing appears unnatural and “unnatural” becomes a fake word.
Then more questions come up – if we accept this hypothesis. – What’s wrong in cutting a tree ? What’s wrong with extracting water from tube-wells? What’s wrong with GM food ?
GM food might not be good for us, just as eating stones is not. But, is genetic modification unnatural ? If man is part of nature, can anything done by us be not a part of nature and thus – unnatural ?
If monkey’s eating a banana and throwing a banana peel is natural, how can man’s experiments to create something new be unnatural ?
Similarly cutting a tree appears definitely to be something sinful and unnatural but how about wind or rains uprooting a tree or an elephant or cow stamping plants ?
Where do we draw the line ? Does man’s selfishness and desires make things unnatural ?
What is unnatural and what is natural ?
These questions needs some thoughts….