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comparisons made between experimental and control populations that are identical in every factor except the one variable being studied
an experiment in which neither the subject not those administering treatment and analyzing results now who is receiving the experimental or the control treatments until after the experiment is completed
a pluralistic, nonhierarchial, relationship-oriented that suggests how humans could reconceive themselves and their relationships to nature in nondominating ways
a search for moral values and ethical principles in human relations with the natural world
combines civil rights with environmental protection to demand a safe, healthy, life-giving environment for everyone
"Locally Unwanted Land Uses" such as toxic waste dumpes, incinerators, smelters, airports, freeways, and other sources of environmental, economic, or social degradation
beings capable of acting morally or immorally and who can- and should -accept responsibility for their acts
expansion of our understanding of inherent value or rights to persons, organisms, or things that might be considered worthy of value or rights under some ethical philosophies
beings who are not moral agents themselves but who have moral interests of their own and can be treated rightly or wrongly by others
an explanation that has been supported by a large number of tests and majority of experts in a given field have reached a general consensus
the practice of targeting poor communities of color in the Third or Forth World for waste disposal and/or experimentation with risky technologies
those who believe that some fundamental ethical principles are universal and unchanging
those who believe that an action is right that produces the greatest good for the greatest number of people
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