Here's a long article by Paul Kingsnorth arising from his reaction to a visit to the Caves at Niaux and the paintings therein. A mutedly passionate call for the value of sacred awe as an essential component of human life.
I like this.
"Not blind opposition to progress, but wide-eyed opposition to progress."
Dave Foreman (founder member of the EF! Circle) in vol. 1 no. 1 of Earth First! newsletter 1 Nov. 1980