Monthly Archives: August 2013

Inventions.

Anyone can invent something but everyone decides what to do with it. For example take the wheel and explosives. ☺

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Thank goodness.

  A conversation between two people early one clear morning. A: What a lovely day! B: Yes, but everything is getting very dry. A: Good for some life but not for others. B. We are not in control of the … Continue reading

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Clear communication.

Often, to someone with a low level of literacy the wish for clarity of communication by another is pedantic. ☺

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Pointing a gun.

In the middle of the twentieth century, and before, one never pointed a gun at anyone. This was drilled into gun users for the obvious reason that there was always the possibility that it was loaded and that it could … Continue reading

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Human health.

The human race, or at least the “developed” part of it, is not actually getting healthier. The illusion is created by the use of vast quantities of mainly inorganic pharmaceuticals. ☺

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No need to conform.

Where there is someone we know well and, therefore, whose condition we know quite well, we do not, for the sake of “keeping up appearances”, need to enquire of others as to the state of that person’s health, particularly where … Continue reading

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Leaving the forests.

When we left the forests we left sustainability behind. ☺

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