Religion is the point: It has a broadband connection and all sorts of fancy capabilities I have never tried or wanted to use. Conservation will measure its achievement in large part by its relevance to people.
And through such a process, governments and nations around the world wield control as to what their citizens, believe, value, and do. They want obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork, and just dumb enough to passively accept it.
Human nature is culture.
I am paid weekly for keeping my honest opinion out of the paper I am connected with. It is lived in and off of by humans, but it is not created or controlled by them.
It also includes all the top people in the Fed, and the heads of all the major banks, brokers, and insurers. What London looked like. Politicians and the media have conspired to infantilize, to dumb down, the American public.
Small shops were crushed by supermarkets, family farms pushed out of business by the global agricultural market, ancient orchards rooted up for housing developments, pubs shut down by developers and state interference. After all, we have weed whackers and lawnmowers now, and they are noisier than scythes and have buttons and use electricity or petrol and therefore they must perform better, right?
This is the same attitude that makes us assume that a brushcutter is a better way of mowing grass than a scythe, and it seems to be equally erroneous. Who has killed more people in this world with weapons of mass destruction than any other nation?
Terrorists are not anything like the threat that we face to the Bill of Rights and the Constitution from our own government in the name of fighting terrorism. It was accompanied by the usual shrill demands for optimism and hope, but there was no disguising the hollowness of the exercise.
It is committed, both editorially and in its presentation of the news, to the interests of an Establishment: For decades people have unquestioningly accepted the idea that our goal is to preserve nature in its pristine, pre-human state. Liberals, the government is not the answer to this.
They are right to say that the human impact on the planet is enormous and irreversible. Little wonder that they shuddered at the possibility that his efforts might result in the tap of the free-flowing profits being turned off.
The Proto-Indo-European root of scythe is the word sek, meaning to cut, or to divide. So, why even respond? We are the tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes.The best opinions, comments and analysis from The Telegraph.
Mr. Kingsworth, you have quite the ability to give me goosebumps and make me question everything I do.
As a college student studying forestry, while engaging myself in environmental and sustainability “movements,” your essays have often sent me into crises of. Preface to the 'Home Education' Series.
The educational outlook is rather misty and depressing both at home and abroad. That science should be a staple of education, that the teaching of Latin, of modern languages, of mathematics, must be reformed, that nature and handicrafts should be pressed into service for the training of the eye and hand, that boys and girls must learn to write English.
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