March 5, 2020
What is behind the increased interest in domesticated nature? In his "Speech About Poetry and Society", Theodor W. Adorno claims that the sacralization of nature stems from the fact that the individual is looking for a refuge in a capitalist society in the face of alienation. In addition, nature's reputation increases when hopes of revolutionary social changes are disappointed in times of political disaster. Nature becomes an area in which the alienated individual feels relief.