This Day in Jewish History 1903: Lest We Destroy Earth: The First Green Philosopher Is Born

Humans should 'take responsibility for the earth as if the future of human life depended on it', urged Hans Jonas, a great fan of Hannibal.

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May 10, 1903, is the birthdate of the German-born philosopher Hans Jonas, who believed that the way a philosopher conducted his life was the best test of his doctrine. He also called on human beings to take...