I HAVE no problems with the sustainable harvest of whales in the Southern Ocean using a grenade tipped harpoon to facilitate a quick death. This is the method used by the Japanese. Usually the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports extensively … [Read more...] about Japanese Whale Harvest Halted by Activists Operating ‘Small Navy’?
Archives for January 2014
I've been asked to open a new thread. So, why not introduce a new topic? I really like goat's cheese, and especially Meredith Dairy goat cheese. This is an unsolicited advertisement for one of my favourite foods. … [Read more...] about Open Thread
THE Australian Bureau of Meteorology, BOM, doesn’t have a set of temperature thermometers regularly positioned across the landmass of Australia from which it might derive an average annual temperature. Rather many more of it’s approximately 750 … [Read more...] about Bureau Confirms Calculating Australia’s ‘Average’ Temperature Involves Some Hocus-pocus
THERE has been much commotion in the Australian media about the Western Australian government’s plans to introduce drum lines to cull an increasing shark population. While the ABC has been interviewing experts from around the world about the … [Read more...] about Shark Baiting Already a Reality in Queensland
SO much of Australia is needlessly and brutally incinerated every summer. News reports focus on homes and lives and the brave fire crews. But, what about the native fauna and flora? It wasn’t always this way, and it shouldn't be so. As West … [Read more...] about Bushfires Rage Because Whitefellas Don’t Know How to Manage The Australian Landscape
ALMOST by definition you can’t win an argument against a Devil’s advocate. But the Devil's advocate can play a valuable role in any serious discussion. If you come to this blog, expect to be challenged. I don’t post for fun, or for followers, I … [Read more...] about Why Encourage the Devil’s Advocate: Groupthink by Irving L. Janis