Do you need to be human to have rights?

Ref: BBC article of April 5, 2017: Could making the Ganges a ‘person’ save India’s holiest river? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-39488527 Goose: Hawk, before I leave, here’s another story … Hawk: … oh, you’re leaving! Are you going south? Goose: yes, and a little further to explore new countries. You don’t want to hear my story from…




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A stubborn swan, an happy goose, and Brexit

Ref: BBC, Feb 21st, 2017: ‘Stubborn’ swan blocks M27 at Fareham Goose: Hawk, today I have a story that will finally prove that geese are more intelligent than swans. Hawk: did you doubt it? Goose: no, of course not, but swans always believe they are better than everyone else. You know how they are. Hawk:…




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Diwali’s fireworks

Ref: BBC article, Nov 25th, 2016: India short bans fireworks in Delhi after Diwali smog Hawk: he, Goose, what are we going to talk about today? Goose: what about what is happening in Delhi right now? The pollution there is so bad that the government has banned fireworks. Hawk: don’t tell me they are the root of pollution! Goose:…




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