Letters from the Front Line:Anton: I whole heatedly agree about the Arab horse. While yes beauty is in the eye of the beholder the animal involved the breed of horse which is the showing Arab is a complete disaster. So bad is it it is rarely used to refine coarser...Christopher: Yeah, tried being concise, it’s just not going to happen. I don’t think in abbreviated bullet points so it’s hard for me to pare arguments down into them.Danielle: You make many good arguments in your responses Christopher, but be more concise next time if possible! I like reading your posts and the comments, but this one was a little too long for me to read completely, even for a...Christopher: I continue to enjoy your blog in spite of what I consider its rather perverse point of view. I only whish you would redirect your writing and debating skills to something more significant. PERVERSE? By what means do you...Christopher: Denisovans.Paddyannie: There have been many still born Geeps, and miscarried fetal Geeps – or so I’m told. I have been reading that many humans are part Neanderthal, and recently it was found that many people have genes from some other...Paddyannie: I don’t know if I would quite call it a turning point, but I’m glad to hear dog show people chanting “happy healthy dogs” instead of saying that nothing was wrong and that shows are improving the...Paddyannie: Is the Miss America pageant a sport?Richard Fortunato: Christopher, have you read Ray Coppinger on this? He posits that it’s part of the original prey (locate, watch, stalk, chase, grip, shake, kill, eat) assembly. His assertion is that most dogs have a truncated...Christopher: Yes, this is a strong possibility. I’ve even collected some images and statues which show setting dogs moving or posing in positions very much like the Border Collie. I would love for future DNA studies to look at the...Anton: Liked that one. I must admit I was worried for a few flash seconds searching for any ambiguity, though. There isn’t any of course (:
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