To ditch the Harrier fleet and all the expertise that has been built up over the years for a saving of a mere pounds 100m a year and denude
aircraft carriers of their aircraft is surely madness and makes us look absurd in the eyes of the rest of the world.
This will denude
SE Wales of learning opportunities for adults and lead to the loss of 140 jobs, most of them part-time women tutors.
Like many pristine forests in Latin America, the human inhabitants of this forest are poor farmers who lack electricity and indoor plumbing, rip up forests to grow crops, throw garbage, pollute rivers, denude
hillsides for firewood and hunt endangered species.
It does not comport with reason," it said, "that one will denude
himself of all his earnings during a long period of years without making some provision for old age.
In the same address, the Cardinal pointed out that those who call most loudly for an "inculturation" that would denude
the Christian liturgical tradition of all the trapings of European civilization would never, at the same time, call for their own exclusion from "the natural science and technology which originated in the West.