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About borderslynn

Retired, living in the Scottish Borders after living most of my life in cities in England. I can now indulge my interest in all aspects of living close to nature in a wild landscape. I live on what was once the Iapetus Ocean which took millions of years to travel from the Southern Hemisphere to here in the Northern Hemisphere. That set me thinking and questioning and seeking answers.

Opium, Poverty, War and Covid

The poppy is a beautiful flower. No doubt early humans were drawn to its bright colour and, once picked, they used their curious minds to develop uses. Early evidence of its consumption was found in a Neolithic burial site near … Continue reading

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Poverty and Covid

Worldometer today says today there are 846,886,647 and climbing, undernourished people in the world. But there are many more people who are overweight. Many thousands of dollars are spent in the US on weight loss programs, and very little is … Continue reading

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Seems like a good idea to Track and Trace. Then dominate the virus.

Test everyone, then track and trace. Makes sense, but only a small number of the World’s population find themselves equipped to carry this out effectively. We will have unnecessary deaths as a result, and health workers will be overwhelmed. Trust … Continue reading

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Covid 19 and religion

Humans have adhered to religious beliefs for thousands of years. Many belief systems fly in the face of advice for self and other protection against the current contagious virus. Here we have an example in the news this month: Israeli … Continue reading

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Covid 19 as many countries fight wildfires

As we continue to see the virus take its toll, watching the awful numbers at https://worldometer.pro, there is a background of other disasters for human to grapple with at the same time, such as the earth heating to unbelievable temperatures. … Continue reading

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Covid 19 immigrants detained and placed in medical isolation

Reproduced from https://www.icij.org/investigations/solitary-voices/they-were-punishing-me-for-getting-sick/?utm_source=ICIJ&utm_campaign=1f8a56091a-0825_WeeklyEmail&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_992ecfdbb2-1f8a56091a-82075869 “‘They were punishing me for getting sick’ Immigrant detention centers in the United States are locking detainees with COVID-19 in solitary confinement cells for days or weeks at a time, with little opportunity for medical treatment, according … Continue reading

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Covid-19-driven need

“With few exceptions, the richer the wealthy become, the more selfish they behave, from severely diminished contributions to charities to the failure to exert leadership to reverse the breakdown of society. Take all the failures of the election machinery from … Continue reading

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Pandemic and benefits to banks

“Pam Martens and Russ Martens have been very critical of the role of the Federal Reserve and BlackRock in the current economic crisis. They have anticipated that, if the current drift of events continues, American taxpayers will once again be … Continue reading

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Covid 19: out of sight out of mind

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2020/08/04/Census-Bureau-to-end-counting-a-month-early/3901596513638/ http://www.ncai.org/news/articles/2020/08/05/national-native-organizations-issue-joint-statement-on-u-s-census-bureau-change-to-2020-census-operations Reproducing website concerns: National Native Organizations Issue Joint Statement on U.S. Census Bureau Change to 2020 Census Operations Published on Aug 05, 2020 CONTACT NCAIpress@ncai.org Riof@nuifc.org landreth@narf.org National Native Organizations Issue Joint Statement on U.S. Census Bureau Change … Continue reading

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Covid 19: bringing out the worst kind of enforcers after lockdown

“Ruthless Colombian cartels are executing those who break their coronavirus lockdown rules. Armed groups have introduced their own bloody system of “justice” and quarantine in regions where infection rates are out of control. The worrying news was revealed by experts … Continue reading

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