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Wildlife Genocide – Everyone’s Business Part II

25 Apr

Now is the time to step forward, and discuss the things and issues many “do not know”, and clarify the reasoning to do so – “. . . many people make irrational decisions, or follow groups that, in reality, do not know what it is they do not know . . . Whereas, Dissension is the very basis for Needed Change. . . and the ongoing Genocide against our Wild Horses is not useful, to neither our culture nor our wildlife in America.”

Clarity of understanding knowledgeable and well-defined information, is an issue we define and redefine constantly, a truthful necessity to do so does exits, and for many reasons discussed below. 

Quite obvious, that many of the decisions we make, or in support of particular groups in the Wild Horse Advocacy, are not really useful to the Wild Horses, but merely to the groups themselves.  Wild Horses die, as we attempt to stop the ongoing genocide, and yet, many advocates support or donate to the very groups and people, that are in support of this genocide – for profits and their very apparent Conflicts of Interests – and yet. . .

More options exist than what Wild Horse Advocacy Groups mention.  But many of the options have no money involved, or moderate amounts of money involved.  Tears for Wild Horses one moment, then the follow through in action, in reality, promotes the destruction of Wild Horses, or the obvious genocide.  What is it that the Wild Horse Advocates do not understand, in the matters of Pesticides, or other toxic chemicals used to send the Wild Horses to extinction?  Pesticide use is nothing more than an ongoing experiment forced upon the Wild Horses. . . Many people do not seem to understand this, at all.

So why the subject of Genocide, and why discuss it?  I could write volumes about this subject alone, but for now let’s note the road to genocide, and what it looks like:

  1. Wild Horses are abused by government agencies and commercialized non-profits, which favor genocide as a resolution;
  2. The Law to Protect them is ignored, the WH&B Act of 1971, among other laws, ignored in total and often, which favors genocide as a resolution;
  3. Wild Horses are shot & killed in many areas, often ignored by government agencies, which is a government sponsored genocide, entirely;
  4. Wild Horses are Darted via False Narratives with Pesticides, illegally, as laws ignored and no results to show necessity of darting them, which is genocide as a resolution;
  5. No basis nor evidence to show Darting Horses with Pesticides saves any Wild Horses, obviously genocide in the background of endeavors and actions;
  6. The False Narratives of a Wild Horse over-population designed to create empathy for the Genocide – directly, then “act” as though it is not genocide;
  7. Paradigms to “Manage” Wild Horses on Public Lands are designed to Fail, favoring genocide as the ultimate resolution;
  8. Wild Horse Managements main paradigm is to roundup Wild Horses, then send to Slaughter, which favors genocide as resolution for this group of wildlife;
  9. Auctions of Wild Horses are driven by the ultimate end result, sending Wild Horses to Slaughter, obviously genocide is, no doubt, their mind-set toward resolution;
  10. Wild Horses, yearlings and many foals, stolen from Public Lands, go to Slaughter Plants, favoring genocide and abuse as resolution;
  11. Wild Horse Foal and yearlings often stolen, then go to foreign ports while still alive, where they are cut-up, while still alive, and fed to consumers, bit by bit until ultimate death – in restaurants, et al.;
  12. Pro-Slaughter mind-sets establish their paradigm, or basis of their bias, favoring sending Wild Horses to Slaughter, which is genocide for Wild horses while favoring their Special Interests rather than the horses;
  13. Ranchers and industry on Public Lands that favor Roundups and getting rid of Wild Horses from Public Lands, also denotes False Narratives’, which favors genocide, and we see commercialized non-profits repeat these False Narratives, within their entirely . . .

Genocide does not necessarily entail the physical destruction of a national or ethnic group of humans.  It is a coordinated plan of different actions aiming at the destruction of many essential foundations of the life of groups, people and wildlife alike. . .  The resolution toward annihilating the groups themselves, as well as what they represent. The objects of such a plan, directly invoking our Wild Horses, and genocide remains clear.

  1. Disintegration of the Iconic Wild Horses, favoring destructive industries unnecessarily;
  2. Destruction of our belief systems, in the iconic Freedom values that Wild Horses represent;
  3. To downplay the institution of Individuality of people and wildlife alike;
  4. To show the ideology of personal freedoms do not exist, and can be taken at any moment;
  5. The ideology of security, health, and dignity can be sent to extinction.

Raphaël Lemkin defined genocide in a significantly different way than the definition: “. . . According to Lemkin, genocide does not necessarily entail the physical destruction of a national or ethnic group. Rather, genocide signifies, a coordinated plan of different actions aiming at the destruction of essential foundations of the life of national groups, (i.e., within his speech engagements –or wildlife), with the aim of annihilating the groups themselves.”

We discover, with further studies, and regard toward centuries old reference materials, quite a conundrum of affairs.  The answers to why the Wild Horses and Wildlife remains the subject of genocide, becomes, clearly, an apparition of things to come for humans, as well. 

This is exemplified by the ability to place the pieces of the puzzle together – One good example?  The World Health organizations, demand more information from not just the effects of Pesticides used as Birth Controls (yes, it is an Experiment – ongoing, never doubt that), as the WHO also wants deployment of information to them, specifically, of the aspects of how the citizens in America handle the use of Pesticides as a Birth Control.

To obtain knowledge is very significant today.  Too allow groups to manipulate your actions and reactions, is to “not” understand their objectives.  False Narrative is only one value used upon people, to actually confuse and hide the more corrupt behavior.  And to tell people that only one objective is useful, is, seriously, wrong and unethical, precisely.  – Article written by John Cox, Cascade Mountains, Part three up and coming . . .

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Posted by on April 25, 2022 in Uncategorized

 

One response to “Wildlife Genocide – Everyone’s Business Part II

  1. Deannalynn Morris

    April 26, 2022 at 1:45 am

    I pray everyday for a moral and ethical outcome, those who give a damn clearly recognize the path at present is entirely broken, nothing but schemes and greed. Thank you John Cox for all your efforts, the horse spirits alive today and those who died from the hands of corrupt evil will remember your courageous will to contend for them. Thank you

     

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