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We Must Step Backwards if the Human Race is to Survive

The story of humanity’s meteoric rise to planetary dominance during the past few centuries has led a great many of us to believe that this heady and exhilarating ascent can continue indefinitely. 1,621 more words

Environment

‘Union propaganda’ video shown in Sekta court hearing

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Supreme Court

Barnesy’s best week of his life

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Cuthbertson

It Is Definitely Better Than Shooting First

Good morning.

It’s a beautiful day today. And I am lucky enough to be able to sit in my house and listen to planes and helicopters flying and enjoying the spring weather. 317 more words

The Biological Function of War: To Save Every Human Child

The members of social species such as ants, bees, wasps, termites, humans, wolves, and baboons, which either coordinate their actions or have specialized members like soldiers, workers, and queens that perform specific functions, have an advantage over other species whose individual members must hunt, forage, and fend for themselves. 1,800 more words

Act III: The Glorious Miracle Of Life

The World Does Not Need More Scientists

Sweet is the lore which Nature brings;
Our meddling intellect
Misshapes the beauteous forms of things:-
We murder to dissect.
– William Wordsworth

In his dramatic work… 3,072 more words

Act III: The Glorious Miracle Of Life