hunger: feasting on famine

There seems, based on the past record, to be more to famine than a mere lack of food. Hunger has always been at the door, even in an era of relative prosperity like our own. Do people starve because of over population as Parson Malthus theorized? Or is famine a by-product of civilization and the economic systems that arise as structural basis for a consumer and market based economy? Or, in fact, do the hungry simply die because of politics?… … Continue reading

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malthus: not found at the love-in

There seems to be more to famine than a mere lack of food. Hunger is always at our door, even in an era like our own. Do people starve simply because there are too many of us? Or, is famine the inevitable companion of civilization? Was Malthus right in his … Continue reading

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food: more to famine than food

There is more to famine than a lack of food. Hunger is always at the door, even in an era like our own. Do people starve because there are too many of us as Parson Malthus asserted? Or, is famine the companion of civilization? Do the hungry die of politics … Continue reading

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hunger: food fears

In the search for food, humanity has gone to outstanding lengths, ultimately, reluctantly,settling down into the relentless toil of farming. Yet hunger is always at the door, even in an era like ours, which leads to the conclusion that there is usually more to famine than a simple lack of … Continue reading

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malthus: specter at the feast

Thomas Robert Malthus. Hunger is always at the door, even in an era like our own. People still die of starvation. Do people starve because there are too many of us ? Or, is famine the necessary companion, the price to pay for civilization? Was Malthus correct in his grim … Continue reading

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L’ île de Pâques chez Madame Pickwick? Easter Island in Madame Pickwick’s shop?

Mystère Pickwick! D’où viennent les sculptures que l’on peut retrouver dans les vitrines et la boutique Madame Pickwick…? Une rumeur dit qu’elles seraient les arrières petit-fils des statues de l’Île de Pâques, mais fnalement personne ne sait véritablement comment elles sont arrivées jusqu’ici …? Mystery from Pickwick! Where does the … Continue reading

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Passion Couleurs a Quebec: ce n’est pas un adieu!

Passion Couleurs a Quebec! Merci encore a tous, ne soyez pas trop triste ce n’est pas un adieu! Nous nous reverrons, a la prochaine!    

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