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A bit of animal news from Australia

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison threatened to outlaw climate boycotts because they hurt the economy. You’re looking for the animal, right? Well hang on. Here’s what follows… A koala named Corduroy Paul that escaped a bushfire in New South Wales … Continue reading

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Sweet animal news and lousy human news

From Harper’s Findings, January 2019: Orangutans spontaneously create hooked tools. An Irish swan grieving the death of his mate was stopping cars to rest his head on their hoods. Back when I was singing art songs, I learned the 1612 … Continue reading

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Do you have A Need For Chaos?

In today’s Times, Thomas Edsell wrote an op about an odd and disturbing social phenomenon that’s cropped up recently, and has been named and delineated by three political science researchers, two Danish and one American. Disturbing, yes, so why am … Continue reading

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