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Antidote to Manipulation? Knowledge.
Ours is a highly literate society. But how much do we really know about the world out there? Most of us have extremely busy schedules. Who's got time to travel the world and experience dif...

In Chaff » The Nazis have nothing on these folks
August 07, 10:52pm

Re: Libertarian? Or Just Spoiled?
Major thread drift.... :)

In Chaff » Has the ‘Libertarian Moment’ Finally Arrived?
August 07, 9:56pm

Re: Re: Libertarian? Or Just Spoiled?
Ian -- we are once again in agreement. :)

In Chaff » Has the ‘Libertarian Moment’ Finally Arrived?
August 07, 5:56pm

Libertarian? Or Just Spoiled?
Not referring to anyone in particular... Many of us talk a good talk about personal freedom, pulling ourselves by our own bootstraps and enjoying the fruits of our own labor... but come a hurric...

In Chaff » Has the ‘Libertarian Moment’ Finally Arrived?
August 07, 4:54pm

Re: Bear Sounds
For those who harbor death wishes... a recording of bear cubs in distress. :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Beber has Anti-Ursid Properties
August 07, 3:23pm

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"The US Government need only issue the necessary orders to Israel, upon pain of immediate cutoff of all aid and political support, and it would happen overnight." Hard to argue that in...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 06, 6:29pm

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“It always seems impossible until it's done.” Aye, indeed. I hope I am proven wrong, but I am not holding my breath.

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 06, 6:04pm

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"But letting the truth be known may prepare the ground for public opinion to force this government to do the right thing while there is still time. I still have some faith in the goodness of t...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 06, 5:38pm

Re: Cuben Fiber forn China?
If I had the sewing skills to make my own packs and pouches, I would give them a try. Prices aren't prohibitive... and in any case, you aren't using these unknowns to make parachutes, right?

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber forn China?
August 06, 11:00am

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@ Katharina: "I agree to a point. With the US being one of the enablers, how will we change that if not by giving people the opportunity to hear from other than the one side?" Our &...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 05, 10:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am