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Return to Book Page. Una obra especial muy buscada por los amantes de la agricultura natural. Get A Copy. More Details Original Title. Other Editions Friend Reviews.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. Sort order. Excelente libro, en todos los sentidos. Recomiendo, completamente. Vale la pena leer su experiencia. Parece escrito hoy. Inspirador y sencillo. Readers also enjoyed. About Masanobu Fukuoka. Masanobu Fukuoka. Masanobu Fukuoka was born in in a small farming village on the island of Shikoku in Southern Japan.
He was educated in microbiology and worked as a soil scientist specializing in plant pathology, but at the age of twenty-five he began to have doubts about the "wonders of modern agriculture science. He had a vision in which something one might call true nature was revealed to him. He saw that all the "accomplishments" of human civilization are meaningless before the totality of nature. He saw that humans had become separated from nature and that our attempts to control or even understand all the complexities of life were not only futile, they were self-destructive.
From that moment on, he has spent his life trying to return to the state of being one with nature. At the time of his revelation, Fukuoka was living in a Japan that was abandoning its traditional farming methods and adopting Western agriculture, economic and industrial models.
He saw how this trend was driving the Japanese even further from a oneness with nature, and how destructive and polluting those practices were. As a result, he resigned his job as a research scientist and returned to his father's farm on Shikoku determined to demonstrate the practical value of his vision by restoring the land to a condition that would enable nature's original harmony to prevail.
Through 30 years of refinement he was able to develop a "do-nothing" method of farming. Without soil cultivation such as plowing or tilling, chemical fertilizers, pesticides, weeding, pruning, machinery or compost, Fukuoka was able to produce high-quality fruit, vegetables and grains with yields equal to or greater than those of any neighboring farm.
In his 60's, Fukuoka sat down to document what he had seen and done. In his first book "One Straw Revolution" was released and has had a profound impact on agriculture and human consciousness all over the world. In he received the Earth Council Award.
Books by Masanobu Fukuoka. As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young ad Read more No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from La Revolucion De Other animals make their livings by living, but people work like crazy, thinking that they have to in order to stay alive.
The bigger the job, the greater the challenge, the more wonderful they think it is. It would be good to give up that way of thinking and live an easy, comfortable life with plenty of free time. I think that the way animals live in the tropics, stepping outside in the morning and evening to see if there is something to eat, and taking a long nap in the afternoon, must be a wonderful life.
For human beings, a life of such simplicity would be possible if one worked to produce directly his daily necessities. In such a life, work is not work as people generally think of it, but simply doing what needs to be done. Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
La Revolución de una brizna de paja
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