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Solving the Unsolved Problems – the failure of democracy? July 22, 2018

Posted by wmmbb in Global Electoral Politics, Humankind/Planet Earth.
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Mark Triffit, at The Conversation, suggests that there is an increasing disengagement by the citizens from the democratic process with a increasing lack of trust in politicians.

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MLK: Six Principles of Nonviolence February 20, 2018

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Martin Luther King’s(MLK) six principles of nonviolence:
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January-February 2018 February 11, 2018

Posted by wmmbb in DOG BLOG -, Environment, Modern History.
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The days are fleeting past. Dexter and Hannah get to go for their walk on most days.
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On the Turning Away January 22, 2018

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The dog blog has become much more straightforward. I have taken the course of least resistance, now that U discover I can put almost all the photos I have taken and it it not too long. Furthermore, the photos are a self indulgence.

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2018: “How Are You?” January 18, 2018

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There has been a lapse of two months. The photos overwelm me. There is just too many of them. This video I am posting was created through Microsoft. It is far from a consciousness effort, but hopefully to those few who may be interested, it may have some value.
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Once More October is Over November 6, 2017

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As November gets underway, looking back at October and the months before, it is hard to remember how dry it was. Now we have teeming rain, hail, thunder and lightning and the grass is green.

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Sound and Fury for What? October 6, 2017

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We have been afflicted with the Postal Survey. While I duly posted the envelopes and forms, I had no dealing with the opinion they carried – although I have a reliable advice of what that was.
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Final Days in September October 1, 2017

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I have forgotten when we last had rain. It seems there were record falls in March. July, August and September, at least to my recollection, have been without rain. And that means we might expect bush fires, and we should have a plan to meet that contingency.

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Days of August September 5, 2017

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August, was to me, one of the coldest that I have ever experienced. Overall, the Bureau of Meteorology reports:

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Last Days of July August 3, 2017

Posted by wmmbb in CLIMATE CHANGE, DOG BLOG -, Humankind/Planet Earth.
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I was walking a few kilometers every day. I thought I was going OK. Dexter and Hannah express disappointment if I do not take them out. Then I was undermined what I thought at the time would be a critical injury. I seemed to tear my knee and the muscles. I had difficulty getting out of a chair. The remedy, after going to the doctor was, simple and almost immediately effective. The application of anti-inflammatory gel worked almost immediately.

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Walking for Life! July 11, 2017

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There are two separate realms of concern and at times failure of intuition, especially in relation to dogs and to human beings. There seems to be agreement that walking is good for dogs and for humans.

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Goodbye June July 3, 2017

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June is gone for this year. Next year she is due to return. The Earth keeps turning, which is gives us the opportunity, at least as a species, to look ahead and consider the record of the past.

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Kicking the Earth – Another Weekly Dog Blog June 26, 2017

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I know what it is like to kick the earth, or at least a piece of wood. I thought my toe would never recover. I looked around, of course, for someone to blame and there were two dogs pulling on the lead. I bit my tongue in the metaphoric sense, and kept walking.

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Dog Blog – Moments Gone June 17, 2017

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Life is transient and apparently effervescent. As humans, like other animals, we well designed for life’s practicalities. Dexter and Hannah do not worry about such things. They just live their lives.

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June Resumption June 10, 2017

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Both Dexter and Hannah are as right as the rain now falling, but for April and May the photo record of their jaunts (or walks) have not been realized, although photos were taken. The fact is there are too many photos.

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The Goddess is Glowing? June 8, 2017

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I will just repeat this for the record. What do you think?

Brian Friesen, via Facebook:

“ISIS attacks Iraq. ISIS attacks Afghanistan. ISIS attacks Yemen. ISIS attacks Syria. ISIS attacks Turkey. ISIS attacks Belgium. ISIS attacks France. ISIS supposedly attacks Britain at a time when a Progressive Labour leader is about to be elected. ISIS attacks Philippines as the President of the Philippines criticizes the US, and begins a closer relationship with Russia and China. And now ISIS attacks Iran, just as the Israeli and US governments are whining for war with Iran.

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Slow March April 1, 2017

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As the BBC noted “It’s been a week of flooding in Peru, a heatwave in India and rain hitting South-East Asia.” And in Australia there has been Cyclone Debbie and its consequences.

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Continuing Rain March 26, 2017

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The rain keeps falling. As they say it is weather for ducks,and because the creek was flooding we took a walk up to the dam.We had a storm on Wednesday, but with luck and the information that is now readily to hand, we  got home before  it occurred.

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Rain, Rain and More Rain March 19, 2017

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Let’s talk about the weather. There have been just three days so far this month without rain.And if this pattern continues, as expected, a record will be broken.

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Summer has Gone? March 12, 2017

Posted by wmmbb in CLIMATE CHANGE, DOG BLOG -.
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The world keeps on turning. That part of the system is pretty constant. Natural systems almost invite variation, and that would be equally true for embedded
sub-systems whether they are human or canine bodies for instance. Still if there were usual variation in the in the rotation of the Earth or its axis, such a change would not escape instant attention.

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