From time to time I defend hunting on this site, as I did in my post this week about wild pigs. But that doesn't mean I defend all hunting. This week I learned we have reached the 7th anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famous male lion in Zimbabwe shot by a paying trophy … Continue reading Rescuing Nature | the Return of Cecil | when hunting goes bad
I know a person when I talk to it.....It doesn't matter whether they have a brain made of meat in their head. Or if they have a billion lines of code. I talk to them.
The trouble started with a discussion of the word 'numinous'.
The only thing worse than too much government is too little ...........
Attempting to forecast the Russian economy right now is a bit like taking a snapshot of an egg thrown out a window.
I wish I had a dollar for every time I've heard someone talk about the end of the world, or Humankind destroying itself - in a word, the coming Apocalypse. I once had a discussion with a fundamentalist Christian in which I was trying to find out whether he really believed in the Apocalypse described … Continue reading Rescuing the Future | Me and (I hope) you vs The Apocalypse
This is the only light at the end of this particularly dark tunnel that I can offer today.
The advent of machines that truly think will be the most important event in human history.
I believe in aristocracy though.... Not an aristocracy of power... but of the sensitive, the considerate. …