For the purposes of any class an ecological core can be simplified to include the inorganic, or non-living habitat and the organic or biological community of bacteria, fungus, plants and animals.
The ecological core is linked by culture, language, tools, and religious beliefs to the reporductive and productive spheres of our lives.
altering the human relationship to nature
|pastoral||hunting,herding, collecting necessary for settlements to grow.|
|agriculture||essential fuels to survive, cook and make tools, necessary for cities to spread.|
|industrial||use of wind, water, fossil fuels for production, necessary for mechanization.|
|automated||the replacement of humans by electronic robots, necessary for liesure class to grow.|