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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: PAWPRINTS October 30, 2009

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It seems that having dogs as pets may be leaving a greater ecological footprint than expected.

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INFUSIONS OF DIFFERENT CONTENT October 30, 2009

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Following doctor’s orders can take a person to places that they did not know exist and be subjected to experiences and reflections not anticipated.
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PROCESSING PROBLEMS October 29, 2009

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The Howard Government legacy on refugee policy lives on.
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MOUTHS AND MONEY October 28, 2009

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Those who wish to deny the reality of  climate change engineered by the atmospheric catastrophe that is about to befall us, a product of human foolishness and now outright ignorance, can now take a stand on principle and belief.
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PSCHOLOGY OF VIOLENCE, FASCISM AND WAR October 26, 2009

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I do not always agree with what Chris Hedges writes or prescribes, but on this occasion I suggest he has got it right.
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THE MORE THINGS CHANGE October 26, 2009

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Without tracking down the source of the reference there is necessarily a measure of babbling that happens around here, and in regard to history the water rushes with particular gusto.
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SMILE ON AFGHANISTAN October 24, 2009

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The surefire smile of the Afghanistan-Pakistan war never fails, a gift that keeps on giving.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – SETTING SIGHTS October 23, 2009

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“Exercise that mind”. Such a thought might be worth pursuing.
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THE IDIOT BOX October 22, 2009

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The television does not run around here anymore. So nobody watches it. This means that we are out of the loop, cut off from the wider world of ideas and news. We are living in total deprivation.
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THREE FALLACIES TOO MANY October 22, 2009

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The thought occurs:  Johann Hari, who writes for The Independent, must be a smart bloke. Pay that as a strike in the win/lose game between journalists and bloggers, but equally pay that as a strike in the win/win game- as Mark Antony said at the funeral. . .
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POST COPENHAGEN October 21, 2009

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Do we actually know now, what the outcome of the Copenhagen Climate decision will be? We probably do.
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PAYING THE PIPER, OR NOT October 20, 2009

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We have access to, as far as I can tell, excellent  subscription, radio station 2MBS staffed by enthusiasts. So that the powers that be around here have decided that we should support it financially as well as listen to the station.
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PEACE IN JERUSALEM October 19, 2009

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There are places and times when dreams might be realized. Real actions with symbolic associations can deeply resonate.
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VIOLENCE AND STUPIDITY October 18, 2009

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Aside from dealing constructively and fully with the atmospheric climate challenge, no other problem humanity faces amounts to a hill of beans. But are we failing to recognize the common source of problems?

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ANSWERS IN A CRISIS October 17, 2009

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Unbeknown to me, there have been people working on the problems flowing from the interaction of  human systems and the atmospheric climate system.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: DAY BY DAY October 17, 2009

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In the Australian film, Looking for Alibrandi, an Italian-Australian character comments: “You are lucky, you have no culture”.

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PROJECT GREEN APOLLO October 15, 2009

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While alarmist, is it realism, that the measures that governments might agree to at Copenhagen are in no way appropriate to the problem posed by atmospheric carbon dioxide?

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350 DREAMING October 15, 2009

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Some days ago I was in a taxi caught at the traffic lights. I knew the driver could have gone another way and we would not have been held up. I could hear the meter ticking. I did not say a thing.
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NOBEL PEACE PRIZE October 13, 2009

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I was incredulous when the Nobel Committee awarded President Obama the Peace Prize because I questioned what had he done to deserve the award.
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TALKING ABOUT MY GENERATION October 13, 2009

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The human thing is to not to want to be isolated – pajamas and keyboards and all. At the same time I would not want to exclude other people. I think there might be something in the generational concept.
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