Perhaps the new regulatory regime for psychoactive substances will break New Zealand out of this vicious cycle.
Crikey Russell, I wouldn't have picked you as being a passive advocate for prohibitionary policy.
Nat Torkington argues that Harvey shouldn't have had to stand aside
Yup. In the given context the US doesn't literally mean 'the USA' and the enemy doesn't literally mean 'the foe'.
On the other hand you can see why an American would feel differently to being referred to as 'the enemy' than would a Kiwi. Unfortunate choice of words.
Pat Lam has set up a great foundation for JK to exploit.
Not sure how you came to that conclusion. The Blues have never been this poor.
Good luck to John Kirwan.
Thanks Chris. Nice to have such well informed comments in this forum. Certainly the local tree variety (amongst other materials) available would have affected the technology one would think. Hadn’t occurred to me.
Actually, I just looked through my notes and can’t find the Tasman account
This sketch of a double-hulled waka was made by Abel Tasman in his journal while at Tongatapu in 1643.
Don’t you be starting them off
with homoeopathy allusions
Luckily for us, unlike the universe, water has a selective memory which means it can remember the 200C dilution of duck liver but forget all the poo it’s previously contained.
And, I have this wee suspicion that It doesn’t give a razoo about us either. But that is athiest talk. Rational but.
On the other hand the universe from big bang to cold oblivion would have been slightly different had you not been a part of it. In other words, the universe bears your immortal impression whether it likes it or not. (hope it doesn't mind being personified)
Same could be said of how human history ultimately turns out. Y’know, chaos theory and all that. Stating the obvious but there you go.
Ha! Very clever. Reminds me of Monty Burns singing See My Vest
And there are folks in science who are very good at presenting their data.
Easier to present data on the supposed benefits of drinking red wine than, say, the feeding habits of Powelliphanta Augusta.
Regarding the near certain discovery of the Higgs boson – little known fact:
Texan farmer Jethro Nedreck claims that he was the first to discover it back in the 1950s when he cross-bred one of his hogs with a bison.