However, the main arguments Vandana (2012) pointed out in the first article about the water is that corporate globalization has undermined the natural cycling pattern in which water characteristic of the natural spirit is not used for basic survival for living beings but for economic profits acquired by human. As the role tha...
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... same characteristic of nurturing as the water has. In the other words, women give the birth and essential nutrient to their baby in the same way in which the water gives human basic support for living. As Jo-Anne, et al (2013) pointed out, “Women in this field bring to it a sense of humanity and a connection with other women who have a vested interest in the water, whether as people traditionally responsible for its well being, or as people who are trying to bring it back in balance”. Therefore, coordinating indigenous knowledge respecting water with current science is of importance for solving the water problems.
To sum up, based on what I have been discussed above, these two articles both show the way in which the water issue can be addressed in terms of treating the water as a public spiritual entity and cooperating the indigenous knowledge with current science.
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