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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 11

Anyone who has never made a mistake is a liar Dr Bob Rich “That which is hateful to you, do not do to your Neighbour. On this hangs the whole Torah; the rest is commentary: go learn it.” (Leviticus 19:18) … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 10

Poverty is a political choice. Senator Janet Rice In the army, training is the place you’re supposed to make mistakes, so you can learn from them and get it right when it really matters. If anything, you want to make … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 9

Unconditional love is not compatible with a hell. The very concepts of reward and punishment imply CONDITIONAL love. If You Have Lost a Loved One, Bob Rich’s work in progress. The total mass of plastics now exceeds the total mass … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 8

Human relationships are circles, not arrows. Bob Rich in Personally Speaking A “mild” case of COVID-19 might knock you out for a week or two. Catherine Pearson I don’t need opinion. I’ve got science. John Neve Bobbing Around Volume Twenty-one, … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 7

The Glasgow Climate Pact, for all its restrained and diplomatic language, looks like a suicide pact. George Monbiot As we approach the centenary of the introduction of ‘Gross Domestic Product’ (GDP), it’s time to acknowledge that this anachronistic atrocity should … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 6

Being with people who love you and whom you love is the only important thing. Mick, in Maraglindi: Guardian spirit Enough of treating nature like a toilet. UN Secretary-General António Guterres at COP26 Why can’t humans be humane? Bob Rich … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 5

Dissatisfaction is an inside not an outside thing. As long as you take it with you, you can enjoy being miserable anywhere. Pip Lipkin in Ascending Spiral Addressing what is uncomfortable is necessary in order to create change. Holli Kenley … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 4

Among the unvaccinated, the virus travels unhindered on a highway with multiple off-ramps and refueling stations. In the vaccinated, it gets lost in a maze of dead-end streets and cul-de-sacs. Dr. Craig Spencer Fundamentally, we can only permanently solve our … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 3

With practice, it’s easy having a hurting body and a smiling face. From Lifting the Gloom There is no zero-sum conflict between fighting climate breakdown and preserving local environments and livelihoods. Thea Riofrancos Plastic items from take-out food and beverages … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 21 Number 2

Human health cannot be separated from the health of the planet. Dr Neil Vora Most convicted offenders have an experience of trauma, abuse and violence at least four times higher than the general population. Gwen Adshead Instead of loving things … Continue reading

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