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Laudato Si – rewolucyjna encyklika Franciszka I

“Laudato Si (Bądź Błogosławiony), o trosce za wspólny dom”. Tak zatytułował swoją pierwszą poważną encyklikę papież Franciszek. Jest to, do pewnego stopnia, zgodne z jego wcześniejszymi wypowiedziami, które sugerowały, że Kościół zbyt często i zbyt agresywnie mówi o sprawach aborcji, … Continue reading

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War

As expected, Canadian Parliament approved new military intervention in Iraq. No, this time it is not a war against Iraq but against ISIS (the new so called Caliphate). So, in a way, it is a war to defend Iraq. Or … Continue reading

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Outrage over the killing of giraffe in Copenhagen

As some of you probably heard, the Copenhagen Zoo decided to kill (or as they call it euphemistically: euthanize) a healthy young giraffe named Marius. No, the animal was not sick, dying or in bad health. It posed no problem … Continue reading

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Oil – post Quebec tragedy

We know that almost or over 50 people have perished in the tragedy after the inferno at Lac Megantic. The pro business lobby and some reasonable people call for the expansion of oil pipelines as a safer alternative to oil … Continue reading

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Lac-Megantic epic tragedy

It was exactly like war and it could easily be compared to a German blitzkrieg from the air on some small, sleepy town in early hours of September 1, 1939. On early hours of Saturday, July 6 the inhabitants of … Continue reading

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Nature and man

At dusk, restless ocean… At dawn, Canadian warship (HMCS Regina) coming back from Meditterranean… Left side of my path through ‘my’ meadow… the same path to the right…

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Oil quandary – to manage or to squander?

After loosing the major battle with environmentalist and US Administration on the huge pipeline to Texas, the Harper administration of Canada sets it’s goals on new pipeline – through the wilderness of Canadian Rockies to the shores of Pacific. Ultimately, … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico environmental disaster shows (above all) the tragic unpreparedness of oil companies and sate regulators in dealing with big scope catastrophes. Years of willful neglect or orchestrated neglect by the Bush administrations in the US and Harper’s government … Continue reading

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