The Adonis Blue, loveliest of all the blue butterflies and rivalled only, perhaps, by the White Admiral as a thing of delicate wonder in flight, lending its grace to the beauty of the chalk uplands of southern England. This is the butterfly of our joyous childhood excursions to Hod Hill, where, I hope, it will continue to flourish long after the footprints of rapacious men fade from view. LJ
It occurs to me that this is an amusing example of the Sorites Paradox. The excerpt is from R.F.Delderfield’s “To serve them all my days”. At what moment does a pencil become a pencil-stub? This schoolmaster appears to know!
“Hay que tener en cuenta que el derecho europeo está por encima del derecho nacional, por lo que el Tribunal de la UE podría echar por tierra cualquier medida que considere contraria al derecho comunitario.”
In 1970, Stanford professor Paul Ehrlich published a famous book, The Population Bomb, in which he described a disastrous future for humanity: “The battle to feed all of humanity is over. In the 1970s and 1980s hundreds of millions of people will starve to death.” That prediction turned out to be very wrong, and in this interview Nicholas Eberstadt tells how we are in fact heading toward the opposite problem: not enough people.
— Read on www.hoover.org/research/de-population-bomb