“When “genocide” develops within our Natural Habitats, in this case forced upon Wildlife and America’s Wild Horses, it must be stopped. Genocide is not of essential science, but rather from bigotry, ignorance, and of profound bias. Neither is it inclusive of ethical standards, necessity, nor of science. People must look at it with “open-eyes”, not minimize its tremendous impact, nor refer to it as humane-responsibility, or worse yet, as some type of essential science of necessity for management purpose (a lie or false narrative), which disqualifies it as a lands management tool or wildlife management tool.” – John Cox, Cascade Mountains
As a War Veteran, I am disgusted in total by what I’m seeing within corrupted government agencies as well as corrupt and commercialized non-profits today. In particular, directly involving Wild Horses as well as our nation’s Public Lands. I am seeing we have lost perspective, in our very Freedoms of our Lands, as well as take-issue at being unrepresented, often not represented what so ever within these issues, by corrupted politicians’. Our politician’s also take part in these corrupted endeavors currently ongoing within the government’s Grazing Permit Programs and Public Lands Management.
In my perspective, the destruction brought upon the land, water, wildlife and Wild Horses in particular, was and remains an act of violence against these living communities. I then find, through research and other reference materials over the centuries’, that this violence considered nothing less than an act of genocide. Although, the study of genocide and our current responses to it are still largely colonial and anthropocentric.
I want to make it clear that this destruction of Wild Horses, our lands, and our water ways constitute forms of genocide according to metaphysics combined with a diabolical and bias form of noteworthy reality, which is based upon total ignorance – or, as I like to say, people who do not know what it is they do not know, and unwilling to find out.
In environmental studies and alongside cultural genocide studies, the destruction of wildlife / Wild Horses, and our natural resources, is typically treated as a separate, but related phenomenon—ecocide, or the destruction of a species of nonhuman-nature.
In my mind this remains non-definitive, consequently, we find the terms challenging, at best. Resolution, when never admitting the ongoing genocide even exists, remains an inappropriate response toward resolution — i.e. pesticide or referenced as Immunocontraceptive (although, Immunocontraception is a birth control method that uses the body’s immune response to prevent pregnancy, we find the registered Pesticide they use actually destroys the immune system — so much for the term Immunocontraceptive, as it is, precisely, a False Narrative, and yet another erroneous use of either of the terms to work, with the other, in truth directly in opposition to the other) is simply a false narrative and misuse of both terms — I find the use of Pesticides simply resolves nothing, and pollutes our Natural Environment even worse than previously done within many decades past.
Then the other reality exists, and government, alongside commercialized non-profits, well, they attempt resolutions toward their own lies, rather than approach the obvious truth, at all. This is quite costly to American Taxpayers. One cannot resolve a lie; but when the lie perpetuates larger budgets for government agencies, as well as perpetuates further profit for commercialized non-profits and their salaries, as well as their advertising dollars to obtain donations, and currently more government grants, only then does the genocide continue – never to be admitted as such!
Recognizing that ecocide is a form of genocide challenges the anthropocentricism implicit in the current definition of genocide, which expands the concept of genocide without significantly altering its official legal definition. The superior definition of genocide, then all-inclusive of ecocide, beyond a doubt. Part two up and coming . . . as genocide of our Wild Horses Continue. — Article: John Cox, Cascade Mountains
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April 25, 2022 at 4:01 pm
You made the point in this article that is quite evident, and if it continues, it will further destroy natural ecosystems and the balance of life, in fact, it will destroy life as we know it. Those in government branches and positions of authority who allow for the removal, injury, pesticides and death on wildlife is a broken path on many fronts, in fact, it is ignorance at the highest level. There’s moral obligations and laws not being upheld, laws of the land completely disregarded, a takeover and lack of respect on sacred life and land habitats.
You said,“When “genocide” develops within our Natural Habitats, in this case forced upon Wildlife and America’s Wild Horses, it must be stopped. Genocide is not of essential science, but rather from bigotry, ignorance, and of profound bias. Neither is it inclusive of ethical standards, necessity, nor of science. People must look at it with “open-eyes”, not minimize its tremendous impact, nor refer to it as humane-responsibility, or worse yet, as some type of essential science of necessity for management purpose (a lie or false narrative), which disqualifies it as a lands management tool or wildlife management tool.” – John Cox, Cascade Mountains
“The study of genocide and our current responses to it are still largely colonial and anthropocentric.”