Written by walter

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Nature, at the very beginning, gave horse a forelock to swish away flies and insects. ‎She, also, gave the horse a tail to constantly whisk away the blood sucking horse-flies ‎from his sensitive testicles. Moreover, she granted the horse the ability to "shiver" the ‎skin to get rid of flies landing on his body. ‎

Of course, man has supplemented nature's insufficiencies, such as 'fly repelling brow ‎band' or 'flies-sheet mask', etc. Before the advent of insecticides, man learned how to ‎fight the bugs, by fuming straw at sunset to repel hordes of mosquitoes, or using ‎mosquito nets. Presently active ingredients in insect repellents are DEET and Picaridin. ‎Other organic ingredients are: Lavender, Citronella, Eucalyptus, Pennyroyal, Peppermint ‎and Lemongrass oils. ‎

However, people of Pakistan and Africa, seen on TVs, when forced to leave their home, ‎seem defenseless against same flies and mosquitoes that their nomadic forefathers ‎could fight against. Their children are seen to be attacked by hordes of flies. ‎

Needless to say that man's mission might be to assist Nature on a case-by-case basis. ‎Man has been good at inventions. History is replete with cases of ordinary people who ‎have discovered facts about science way ahead of scientists, like the diary maid who ‎told Edward Jenner that she had 'no fear of smallpox …because form her own cows she ‎had gotten cow pox'.‎

Flood-hit Pakistanis, like the rest of world, have demonstrated significant fact about the ‎mentality of Homo sapiens: deep rooted religious conviction, active involvement in ‎reproduction and resistance to change. On the other hand, in Europe we find a German ‎married father who refuses to add another child to the population, reasoning that he ‎does not wish to put further burden on Germany to look after his children. ‎

Why Western Europe has almost ceased natural birth while in the Moslem world this ‎trend is on the rise, and a head of administration urges women to give birth to children ‎this year and receive a $1000 prize for doing so?‎

What is taking place? Aren't those who invented 'fly repelling brow band' and modern ‎communication systems on the verge of extinction? We have been hearing a lot about ‎the process of integration as of 1970s: integrating communism with capitalism, mixing ‎German genes with Arab genes, Twin-Towers site bordering a Moslem mosque, forcing ‎Pakistanis to leave their adobe in the mountains and cram into high-rise beehives of ‎Karachi. ‎

Now, let's quote Glamour Magazine June 2008, page 118: "…near the coffee machine… ‎there was no personal chemistry…I was attracted in a primeval way…one night we got ‎drunk…got giggy with it on the sofa, then, to my horror, he tore back my shirt, popping ‎the buttons…his eyes said, 'I am man, you are woman'…threw me about like a puppet. ‎‎'Do you want it hard?' I…laughed with a mixture of embarrassment and horror… The ‎next day…at the sight of the pale, snoring man next to me..."‎

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