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The Voice in the Brambles

I have a forest.

It’s not mine, of course.  No forest could be.  More truthfully, a forest has me, has enthralled me with the happy accident of its existence, its odd survival on the slopes of a hill otherwise cleared of anything not man-made. 1,468 more words


Game Studying 1: Arthas' Culling

I was thinking about introducing a new series of writings, “Game Studying”, where I’ll try to examine certain characters’ decisions (in games) on what they did and whether what they did was morally right or wrong, nor whether there could have been a better tactical solution in the first place or not. 2,501 more words


Saving Australia's brumbies (wild horses) from aerial shooters

May 2011 this video was posted showing the channel 9 “Sunday” program  reflecting on the Guy Fawkes brumby slaughter being pushed by governments and greens to shoot or butcher our heritage horse without serious re-homing being conducted. 36 more words

Brumby Slaughter

Butchers paper

Once it would have homed
Every day sausages or mince
Wrapped carefully with scarred hands
Not so this sheet

This was saved from a butchers store… 111 more words


Too Many Ellies?

When a population proliferates too fast which measures should we take to reduce the population? Is it wrong to artificially reduce a population when humans are forcing the limitation? 370 more words

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

This has been an interesting couple of weeks.

Years ago, I found this pretty cool little book and thought – wow, I want to do a book like this. 982 more words

Never Ending Book

Scientist Behind Ebola Vaccine Jokes About Killing 25% of Population

During a discussion panel in Arizona State University’s Biotech department that took place on February 2, 2012, the inventor of genetically edible vaccines joked about wiping out 25% of the population with a genetically engineered virus. 162 more words