We Kill The World (Dont Kill The World) !EXCLUSIVE!
When advocating their interests in a globalized world, great powers should calibrate their trade and technology polices carefully, eschewing measures that are designed for the express purpose of weakening their competitors' development prospects. With its latest moves against China, America has failed this test.
We Kill the World (Dont Kill the World)
Many of us were once taught the banes of 'beggar thy neighbour' policy, and the virtues and benefits of helping less-endowed economies to grow. However, when big powerful economies disagree, they forget the fortunes and fates of other economies caught in the middle. As some small economies have recently pointed out, they do not choose sides, but rather their own survival mode. Maybe leaders in powerful economies could start exploring more the win-win strategy of lifting the tide to benefit the world, and less about what they need to say and do to continue getting the support and patronage of their 'base' or well-wishers.
For instance, Culiseta mosquitoes often bite humans, but are not known to carry any debilitating diseases, while Toxorhynchites, which are common the world over and tend to live in forests, prefer nectar sugars to blood, according to Entomology Today (opens in new tab).
"We don't yet know what the knock-on impact on the ecosystem would be. Evidence is scarce," said Thomas Churcher, an epidemiologist, entomologist and mathematical modeler at Imperial College London who is working to understand the best way to kill mosquitoes.
Sinkins is confident that eradicating disease-transmitting mosquitoes would "prevent hundreds of thousands of malaria deaths every year," and would ultimately wipe out malaria entirely. Churcher agreed that, if such an opportunity were to present itself, it would "without doubt" be the right decision to kill all mosquitoes.
This would be a dream come true for those accustomed to fighting off mosquitoes. And for millions of people who are infected by diseases mosquitoes carry, a world without mosquitoes would literally be life changing and life saving.
If mosquitoes were eradicated from the planet, hundreds of species of fish would have to change their diet. This could be problematic, especially for the mosquitofish, a specialized predator that is extremely adept at killing mosquitoes. Aquatic entomologist, Richard Merritt, warns that some fish could actually go extinct. Without these fish, the food chain would be disrupted in both directions.
its crazy that we kill sharks because they kill us but the thing is humans are entering the sharks home and they cant speak and thats their way of telling us to get out of their home like we wouldnt kill someone who told us to get of their house
A victim of this senseless and cruel practice was an Asian elephant named Packy, who was held captive at the Oregon Zoo. In 2017 Packy was killed at the age of 54 despite showing no signs of discomfort from his incurable tuberculosis. In a meeting before his execution, a zoo staffer reportedly said, "How much is a 54-year-old bull worth compared to a four-year-old reproductive calf?" The Oregon Zoo was recently shamed as the fourth worst zoo in North America on our 2019 list of Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants.
The chart above compares the annual rates of police killings in each country, accounting for differences in population size. This is the most apples-to-apples comparison we can make with this data.1 But the total number of deaths at the hands of police is also worth seeing in comparison with other countries:
The true story of Yellowstone isn't anywhere near as terrifying and dramatic as the breathless articles and dire documentaries would have you believe. But in the science world, reality rules. And it's not like an enormous caldera blown in the northwest corner of Wyoming, sitting atop a large and active magma chamber, filled with hydrothermal activity, can in any way be boring! Let's adjust our expectations and set some rumors to rest.
The novel coronavirus has been spreading in China since the beginning of 2020, and researches have shown that the natural host of the virus is the bat. In fact, bats always have been known for carrying a variety of viruses. Are they pests, and should we kill all bats for the health and safety of human beings?
There are about 1,400 species of bats, accounting for roughly one-fourth of all mammal species. Such a large group of the animal takes important positions in the global ecosystem. Bats live almost all over the world, with only a few exceptions, such as the Arctic, Antarctic, and a few islands. Many of them feed on insects, including some agricultural pests.
People believe bats carry rabies, Ebola, flu, and other viruses, including the novel coronavirus. The fact is, as long as they are not disturbed, bats are harmless to humans. The virus coexisting with bats would not spread into the human world as long as no one catches, touches, or eats bats. Most bats are nocturnal, and they will avoid encounters with the human. If men look for, try to kill, get bitten by bats, or touch their excrements, that may cause infection.
According to Doctor Zhang Jingshuo from the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, killing bats is senseless in this fight against novel coronavirus. Bats are the original host of the virus in the natural environment, but the virus has to mutate before it can spread to humans. In other words, the virus living on bats and the virus causing people sick are not the same kind. Besides, even for wild bats, the probability of carrying a virus is not as high as people assume.
So, what should we do? The best way is leaving the bats alone. Do not touch them, do not kill them, and do not fear them. In most cases, this is not only the best way to deal with bats but applicable to most wildlife.
Step back and view our species objectively from the outside, the way a zoologist would carefully observe any other animal, or see us the way every other creature perceives human beings. The brutal reality could not be more evident or more horrifying. We are the most relentless yet oblivious killers on Earth.
This week, Maria Gomez and colleagues, zoologists working in Spain, published the results of their in-depth research in a report in the journal Nature on the evolutionary roots of the human propensity to kill their own kind. The researchers compiled data on lethal violence within 1,024 species of mammals, and the results verify my description of us. The analysis shows that deaths caused by other members of the same species is responsible for 0.3 percent of all deaths on average for all mammals, but the rate of lethal violence among Homo sapiens is 7 times higher. Together with our primate ancestors, we stand out as aberrations in our penchant to kill our own kind.
The reasons can be traced back to our primate ancestors, which are exceptionally violent creatures, killing each other at a rate of 2.3 percent like we do. These data indicate that the incessant repetition throughout recorded history and in prehistoric times of murder and war among all cultures of human beings has its roots in our evolutionary stalk.
When researchers examined how different types of social groups of humans affect the rate of killing, they found that lethal violence was common in present-day societies organized into bands or tribes, and severe violence is frequent in chiefdoms because of territorial disputes, population and resource pressures, and competition for political reasons, but violence decreased in state-run societies. Presumably, the authors conclude, this is because socio-political organizations of populations in state-run societies that are designed to suppress violence and respond to it, act to inhibit the innate, genetically-predisposed propensity of people to kill each other. Consider, for example, if there were no police to call, what would you have to do?
The part that makes it harder is that he commands people to do it. He commanded Joshua to slaughter people, okay? You've got human beings killing humans, and therefore a moral question of what is right to do.
With Joshua there was a political, ethnic dimension, God was immediate king, and he uses this people as his instrument to accomplish his judgment in the world at that time. And God, it says, let the sins of the Amorites accumulate for 400 years so that they would be full (Genesis 15:16), and then sends his own people in as instruments of judgment.
But that's much more complex morally than saying that God does it. He can cause a flood and kill everybody on the planet except 8 people and not do a single one of them any wrong. But he didn't ask anybody else to do that. It gets difficult when he uses others.
An example of this right now is that God has given the sword to the government (Romans 13:4). Therefore I believe the government has a right to take a rapist and a murderer and to put him in jail. Or to kill him.
I think capital punishment is consistent with Genesis 9 and consistent with God's character, because of the value of man: "The blood of a man shall be shed for taking the blood of a man" (Genesis 9:6) But that's very different than saying that anybody can go around killing people.
So God has his times and seasons for when he shares his authority to take and give life. And the church today is not Israel, and we are not a political entity. Therefore the word we have from the Lord today is, "Love your enemy. Pray for those who abuse you. Lay your life down for the world. Don't kill in order to spread the gospel, but die to spread it."
While the Abbotts' story is central to the Quiet Place horror movie series, the mystery behind the alien monsters is almost just as important. Before his death in the first movie, Lee had copious amounts of research looking into the monsters' habits and their motivations. A Quiet Place Part II reveals a little more, showing that they suddenly crashed to earth out of thin air. Should a third film happen, it'll likely focus on Evelyn and her children leading the charge in wiping out the monsters. The fact that the monsters don't kill their prey may end up being an important aspect of that process. 041b061a72