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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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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Is it better to be protected or free?

Following a decision made by the Taiwanese government to ban the consumption of dogs and cats (see BBC article, April 11, 2017: Taiwan bans slaughter of cats and dogs for human consumption – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-39573426), Goose and Hawk wonder whether it’s a real progress, or just a superficial change. Goose: Hawk, do you hear me, do you…

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Turtles and Dead leaves fight back

Dead leaves and Turtles don’t agree with the Hawk and Goose show, yet they cannot censor it,so they decide to create one show of their own to give a voice to reason. Turtles: Dead Leaves, have you heard the second-last show of Goose and Hawk? Dead leaves: about the rights of rivers in India? Turtles: yes, that’s the one….

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Private property, thirsty pigs, and compassion

Following a BBC article on thirsty pigs, (May 4, 2017: Woman who helps thirsty pigs evades jail http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39799514), Goose and Hawk reflect on compassion, life and death, private property, and common sense. Goose: hello Hawk, what’s new in the Domain today? Hawk: it’s raining, everybody is seeking shelter and hunting isn’t easy, but your call is a ray of sunshine….

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