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Mother Nature is treated like dirt

FINGAL, N.D. -- So many newspapers keep blaming Mother Nature for all the erratic weather, when in reality, it is rocketry causing most of our erratic weather.

FINGAL, N.D. -- So many newspapers keep blaming Mother Nature for all the erratic weather, when in reality, it is rocketry causing most of our erratic weather.

Being an organic farmer, I can assure you that Mother Nature is a lady of the finest qualities and beauty who should be admired and respected with the utmost reverence.

The problem with the media, most conventional farmers and probably all cities across most countries is that they treat her like dirt, instead of the lady she truly is. They pass laws that all weeds will be controlled, more than likely by some spray or chemical treatment in some way. The trouble with the chemicals vs. just mowing is the weeds continually are building resistance to the chemical, so the chemicals have to keep getting stronger. Nature is retaliating, building new weeds that can't be controlled with chemicals at all. It's a giant, vicious cycle.

Man needs three things for survival: Clean air, clean water and pure food. With all the chemicals and commercial fertilizers used, we'll soon need cars with oxygen masks in them because we can't breathe the air while driving down the road. We will need to distill all our water to get the chemicals out. Food we can buy from organic farmers and gardeners if they can produce enough.

But the weather also is treated like dirt with rocketry. We can't take care of the land. You can fly using the chemicals, but you can't work in the mud, because you'll raise nothing.

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The masses are after better food, but they'd rather have a Global Positioning System in their car than read a map. To put that satellite into orbit, they have to break the speed of sound. This is a law of nature -- Mother Nature, if you will.

That breaking of the sound barrier disturbs the weather patterns, causing flooding and erratic storms, causing problems.

There might be a light at the end of the tunnel. Write to your elected official on Capitol Hill, demanding no more money for space travel. NASA has done nothing but spend billions of dollars and destroy countless lives.

Editor's Note: Buchholz farms in Fingal, N.D.

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