Lesson 2 – Humanities Subject Selection Talk

Review homework: source, sink, service, spiritual

Worldviews: how we see the world impacts on how we act on the world

  • Human-centred: egocentric / anthropocentric
  • Earth-centred: ecocentric / biocentric

New Ecological Paradigm Scale

Read the following list of statements. List which numbered comments you Agree and Disagree with.

New Ecological Paradigm

Look back through the statements you Agree to. Can you work out which worldview this paradigm suggests you hold?


Research one controversial environmental project in Australia. Present only the point of view which the NEP suggests you hold.

Can you find any flaws in this argument? (Which number/s from the paradigm might this correlate to?)

(We will work on this on Friday, too)