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Animal news: how can there be too many pigs?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: “I’m fielding calls day in, day out from farmers all over the country who are in a perilous position, where they have just got far, far too many pigs on their farm,” said the chairman of … Continue reading

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In the epic battle between good and evil, a weapon never to be summoned

Because it doesn’t exist. When I was in my 20s, I had what was known as a cyclothymic personality disorder, a/k/a  manic-depression lite. That is, my highs and lows never reached levels at which I could not function. I functioned, … Continue reading

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The fear of listening to the Voice

Suddenly another voice spoke, low and melodious, its very sound an enchantment. Those who listened unwarily to that voice could seldom report the words that they heard…Mostly they remembered only that it was a delight to hear the voice speaking, … Continue reading

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