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denem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-15-11 03:18 PM
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4. Australia prepares even less well for droughts.
You can rebuild a house, but not an extinct species nor a salt-of-the-earth dead habitat.
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  -Australian floods: Why were we so surprised? Violet_Crumble  Jan-15-11 02:53 PM   #0 
  - "cold angel sweat" - what does that make hail, then?  petronius   Jan-15-11 02:59 PM   #1 
  - Ice cubes being spilled from their alcoholic beverages.  Uncle Joe   Jan-15-11 04:44 PM   #8 
     - Well that's a relief - I was afraid they had rabbits in heaven...  petronius   Jan-15-11 05:08 PM   #9 
  - Greer left Australia io 1962 at the age of 23  denem   Jan-15-11 03:03 PM   #2 
  - And she lives here for a few months every year...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-15-11 03:09 PM   #3 
     - Australia prepares even less well for droughts.  denem   Jan-15-11 03:18 PM   #4 
        - It doesn't prepare less well. It just doesn't prepare for either flood or drought...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-15-11 03:29 PM   #5 
           - On my negativity towards Germaine Greer,  denem   Jan-15-11 05:21 PM   #10 
              - I've just gone and reread some of her stuff, and I agree with you..  Violet_Crumble   Jan-15-11 05:55 PM   #11 
              - Well (& this is typical of me) having gone negative  denem   Jan-15-11 07:18 PM   #14 
              - Germaine can be very didactic, and there is a tendency to think that she alone has all the answers.  Matilda   Jan-17-11 01:01 AM   #17 
              - If pointing out ignorance and superficiality in a reality TV show makes her a snob...  Prometheus Bound   Jan-15-11 06:56 PM   #13 
                 - I suggest you read more about Germaine  denem   Jan-15-11 08:30 PM   #15 
  - I am so sorry Australia is going through this terrible time..  Demoiselle   Jan-15-11 04:20 PM   #6 
  - this is a recurring cycle over hundreds of years, nothing new about it at all nt  msongs   Jan-15-11 04:24 PM   #7 
  - I think it may have been going on for many thousands of years...  Violet_Crumble   Jan-15-11 05:58 PM   #12 
  - Greer is not exactly a hydrologist, and the responses to the flood threats . . .  MrModerate   Jan-15-11 10:46 PM   #16 

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