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So, I’ve been watching loads of Discovery Channel (uh, final week was Shark Week- duh.) and Animal Planet. I’ve come to the conclusion that nature is de facto merciless and generally tremendous gross. I imply, I positively nonetheless love nature and I actually love being out in it I simply don’t need to see it that shut anymore. That is a kind of “ignorance is bliss” moments.
Take the feminine Praying Mantis. She takes a lover- then afterward decapitates him. She chews (or chops or one thing) his head off! And it’s like, sheesh, he can’t have been that unhealthy. Additionally, I can’t work out if he is aware of it’s coming or not. Like does he know that after the intercourse he’s going to DIE? As a result of if he is aware of, nicely then honest play. But when he doesn’t…one thing about it simply appears incorrect. As a result of, why does he must die? Can’t she simply hit it and give up it? Why dying? Nature is complicated and brutal.
She is EATING her lover!! I guess they did not point out that on her eHarmony profile.
I additionally noticed this episode the place a small lion-like creature ( I wasn’t actually being attentive to the identify) attacked this actually fairly seemingly defenseless fowl. And it’s like- hey you massive jerk lion choose on somebody your personal measurement and depart the gorgeous fowl alone. However then proper after that they confirmed that fairly fowl murdering a snake or one thing and so I assume it wasn’t that defenseless.
Is anybody else actually anxious in regards to the circle of violence in nature? Nobody? No? Simply me? Truthful sufficient. And I do know it’s nature and we aren’t supposed to actually mess with it and simply let it’s however possibly there could possibly be like etiquette courses for animals the place they be taught that’s isn’t good to brutally homicide one another. And likewise you could possibly educate them the way to serve tea as a result of that will be a reasonably wonderful trick.
So- I believe I’m kind of performed with watching these exhibits as a result of they simply make me really feel actually unhappy in regards to the state of the world. It simply looks like if praying mantis {couples}, who seem to be they’ve all the pieces going for them, can’t make it then nobody can. Alas.
Lovely, Peaceable- That is My Uganda
Yesterday, a spot I like was attacked. Yesterday, individuals of all nationalities had been killed whereas watching the World Cup Finals in Kampala, Uganda. One of many locations that was bombed was a spot I do know nicely. In 2008, I sat in that exact same rugby membership and watched the opening ceremonies of the Summer season Olympics with individuals from everywhere in the world. Everybody cheered as their respective nations walked across the stadium and I’ll all the time bear in mind how pleased I felt at that second. They served good meals, that they had cozy couches, everybody who got here there had a smile on their face. That evening in Kamapala, Uganda on the rubgy membership was certainly one of my happiest. And now that place is gone. Within the final ten minutes of an exciting match the world break up aside for these in my favourite rugby membership in addition to these at a close-by Ethiopian restaurant.
I don’t perceive this sort of disrespect for human life. I merely can’t comprehend one of these hate. Truthfully, at this level I don’t care who perpetrated this assault and why- it received’t change what has already been performed. Later, I’ll marvel and speculate. As we speak, nevertheless, I simply need to keep in mind that place because it was and ship all my ideas and prayers to those that are in hospital recovering and the households of these 74 who won’t ever get better. As we speak, the attackers won’t occupy my mind- they don’t deserve first thoughts- first ideas are reserved for these whose nice and pleased evening was delivered to an abrupt and violent finish.
Considered one of my favourite Ugandan hang-outs is gone however I received’t ever neglect the way in which it was. My reminiscences won’t be tarnished by hatred. I cannot be afraid to journey again to the place I like, the place the place I’ve discovered a few of my most joyful moments and experiences. Regardless of final nights occasions, Uganda will stay in my thoughts as one of the vital peaceable locations I’ve ever visited. A spot the place I not solely witnessed peace, however the place I discovered my very own.

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