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Is the collapse of a civilisation necessarily calamitous? The failure of the Egyptian Old Kingdom towards the end of the 2nd millennium BCE was accompanied by riots, tomb-raids and even cannibalism.
Bismillah, and the blade
will dissolve flesh. As he cups the sheep’s muzzle,
exposing its long, soft neck, for just a moment
I don’t believe in death.
Defending the living world and its people requires a shift from meat to a plant-based diet. Whether human beings survive this century and the next, whether other lifeforms can live … Continue reading →
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