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Comment on Bleak tunnel vision in new book on Alice Springs by Evelyne roullet.

People see only what they’re looking for and what they understand, what they are prepared to see,and not necessarily what lies in front of them.
One must keep in mind that the world reflects what we need to see, not only what we want to see.

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27-year-old stands for council
@ Josuah: Very sad that you choose of ignore my question. I have another one: Would that be your style if elected? Ignore what you want, when you want?

Alice councillor tells nation’s media about Aboriginal brutality
Jacinta: “A drunken guest picked up his boy by his hair, and dangling him at arm’s length, threatened to kill the toddler if his wife continues to disobey him.”
Alcohol-fuelled’ violence not caused by alcohol but by macho culture.
Countries such as Iceland consume more alcohol than Australia but report less violence.
The reality is the men who commit these unspeakable acts are attempting to compensate for their emotional fragility by exerting their physical dominance.
Efforts to address the attitudes and behaviours that lead to violence against women must commence at an early age.
Be it in the home or the classroom, the macho culture for too long drummed into Australian boys from the earliest of ages must stop.
The way to tackle the real underlying causes of anti-social behaviour is to address the cultural reinforcers of violence, misogyny, and aggressive masculinity in all its cultural expressions from schoolyards to sports fields, politics and pubs, movies and media.

Fashion designs may create local industry

Volunteers are beating buffel
Peppering is a method used by biodynamic practitioners to clear an area of unwanted plants or animals that have become pests, reduce diversity and are resistant to other control measures.
As a method for increasing and enhancing the growth and vitality of plants and animals, biodynamics also points the way to reining in plants or animals that have become so dominant and aggressive that they must be restrained.
By understanding the forces that feed growth and reproduction for any given species, biodynamics also shows us how to break or impair the connection between that species and the forces that sustain it.
Instead of trying to kill those species that offend us, making a pepper using the organism’s seed, exoskeleton or hide shuts down or breaks its connection with the in-streaming energies that sustain it and give it vigour.
In the case of plants they dry up and struggle to grow or reproduce. In the case of animals, they tend to move out and go elsewhere.
We have seen the promethean efforts of the chemical industry and its many decades of billions of tons of poisons used on every sort of crop, while the problems of weeds and pests have become worse than ever.
This approach has cost many lives and caused enormous suffering from its side effects. Residues are found in our food chain, even in the polar regions, and many of these chemicals contribute to loss of ozone in the upper atmosphere and toxic sediments in our lakes and oceans.

Developing the North: Feds pick up Territory proposals
@ Steve Brown
You said: “We can grow just about anything anywhere! The Israelis grow oranges by the Dead Sea! The saltiest place on earth!”
Correct, but if Jesus were to plunge into the Jordan River today, he might well injure himself! Go and have a look, I did!
The great biblical waterway is now little more than a shallow, unimposing trickle of sludge, a murky body of water that is in danger of withering into nothingness.
Quote: “There’s no water because Israel steals it all,” said Mohammed, a Bedouin goat herder who tends his brother’s flock in the parched Jordanian hills near Mount Nebo, where Moses is said to be buried. Peter Schwartzstein in the Middle East, National Geographic. End of Quote.

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