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By Paul Heiney

Can Cows stroll Down Stairs?
Perplexing Questions Answered

Edited through Paul Heiney, illustrations via invoice Ledger

What is ear wax for? Do micro organism have intercourse? How do they placed stripes in toothpaste? Does your nostril run in house? What are stars made from? This publication solutions these tantalising or puzzling questions for that you proposal you'd by no means locate a solution. A publication for the clearly curious, in addition to these seekers after medical truths, it unravels either these issues we take with no consideration, resembling wehn you boil an egg, why does the yolk remain within the heart, or why is the sky blue, in addition to questions which probe deeply, equivalent to, what does an atom appear like, or what used to be there ahead of the start of time? when you have been to put in writing within the dirt at the moon, how massive may the letters need to be so that you may perhaps see them from earth with out a telescope? Drawing at the services of a staff of enthusiastic scientists all over the world, authoritative, exciting, and infrequently a marginally funny, it is going to attract an individual who's ever been excited by lifestyles in the world.

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Political discussion centered on the basic rules of governing, as if they were as clear as following a recipe for making spaghetti. Philosophers agreed on a general concept of natural law: rights and wrongs were built in to our very existence and could be found through reason. With a foundation like natural law, they thought, there must be a recipe of government built in to us, it just needed to be found. This idea of built-in rules can be seen in Finn and Jake’s adventures, as they constantly make decisions over right and wrong based on gut reactions.

This connection between parenthood and political power is found even in our own political systems. PB’s kind of power has its origins, back in the day, in family ties like when tribal leaders were considered everyone’s elder and medieval hierarchical ties made the king basically parent and protector of a country. Today, some countries still identify presidents as “parents” of their countries or refer to the motherland or the fatherland. Another place where the power of parenthood manifests is in religion.

Is it rubbish that has corrupted the beautiful state of anarchy by imposing rules and coercing people to give up their freedom? Had Rousseau been born two hundred years later, he would have been the first hippie in line for Woodstock (and, given some of his later theories, probably the first one to find out that the brown acid was bad). He is much like Tree Trunks: a mixture of naivety, optimism, and recklessness. Rousseau argued that ultimately, at our core, we as people are good, and, when we are not influenced to act otherwise by restrictions on our freedom and livelihood, then we continue in our good and uncorrupted nature.

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