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KENNETH WESTHUES
Professor Emeritus
University of Waterloo, Canada

Updated with quotes for October 2018:

Classic:
Hide! Hide! Witch!
The good folks come to burn thee,
their keen enjoyment hid behind
a gothic mask of duty.
Mark Clifton, 1953.

 

Direct:
Mobbing among birds and mammals should not be seen as a metaphor for what happens among us humans. It should be recognized as the same thing, the same bursting forth of two instincts at once: the instinct to join with others in an unusually cohesive group, and the instinct to destroy a target.
Mobbing, a Natural Fact, lecture at the University of Graz, 2007.

Garden moment for October 2018:

In Port Weller, at the entrance to the Welland Canal from Lake Ontario, is a memorial to victims of the 9/11 attacks in 2001. Trees along the walkway are marked with the names of 27 Canadians who died in the collapse of the World Trade Center in New York.


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