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Fasting and Feasting in Africa – Reasoned Responses to Radical Changes in Climate and Crops

“The quantities of meat our men devour is quite astounding. They boil as much as their pots will hold, and eat till it becomes physically impossible for them to stow away any more…” See full blog here: Fasting and feasting … Continue reading

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What 5% of the World’s Global GDP can Accomplish

Random thoughts about global warming, colonialism, ‘Darkest Africa‘, & Others Today I came across a wonderfully sobering piece by Nate Silver entitled: How To Destroy (Almost) Half the Planet for the Low, Low Price of Just 5% of Global GDP. … Continue reading

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