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    This is completely new to me, so I would like to...

    This is completely new to me, so I would like to find out more. Is this phenomenon - cancer suppressing tranquillizer action - documented somewhere? Does it also have this effect with barbiturates?
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    Paul McGreevy showed a video at an Equine...

    Paul McGreevy showed a video at an Equine Behaviour Forum meeting that a colleague Alison Harman had made showing the different field of view and colour perception of a horse approaching a showjump....
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    That would suggest that horses are sensitive to...

    That would suggest that horses are sensitive to the gaze direction of predators (which would include humans until proved otherwise). This would make a lot of sense from a survival point of view.
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    An interesting test would be to wear shades, do...

    An interesting test would be to wear shades, do exactly the same thing (i.e. look the horse in the eye), and see if the horse responds differently.
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    Is this horse in this picture looking at the...

    Is this horse in this picture looking at the photographer or somewhere else?

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dc/Grey_horse_eye.jpg

    I don't think it's nearly as obvious or clear...
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    Just thought of an easy experiment folks could...

    Just thought of an easy experiment folks could try...

    Get 2-4 people to stand next to each other and to one side of a horse (a typical orientation for driving a horse away in a roundpen) to look...
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    I think "eye contact" is important only inasmuch...

    I think "eye contact" is important only inasmuch as it is accompanied by other body language signs that the horses pick up on. I doubt they are naturally wired to use eye gaze direction information,...
  8. That isn't quite what I meant. Forbidding any...

    That isn't quite what I meant. Forbidding any expression of religious belief would include wearing of crucifixes, for example, as well as the niqab or hijab.
  9. No, it was a hypothetical question, but I would...

    No, it was a hypothetical question, but I would still be interested in your answer.
  10. And would you still stand by your statement if...

    And would you still stand by your statement if France had laws forbidding any expression of religious belief?
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    A well written and thought-provoking piece, imo....

    A well written and thought-provoking piece, imo. Nice. Thank you for that!
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    Not capital punishment for badly behaving school...

    Not capital punishment for badly behaving school children, surely? :eek::lol:
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    Isn't that simply because we are lefty, socialist...

    Isn't that simply because we are lefty, socialist tree-huggers (relatively speaking)?
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    Or leadership?

    Or leadership?
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    There wasn't an O in OJ Simpson either. So? ...

    There wasn't an O in OJ Simpson either. So?

    ETA: Oh, wait... :o
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    And those are just the good bits, eh? :lol:

    And those are just the good bits, eh? :lol:
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    I suspect a typical European would think that a...

    I suspect a typical European would think that a very typically American thing to say.
  18. What difference (if any) does the fact that Maher...

    What difference (if any) does the fact that Maher was officially reprimanded make to the assessment of what happened? I assume they were in a much better position to see what happened than we are...
  19. What does it mean when people say a horse is...

    What does it mean when people say a horse is having a "temper tantrum"? Seems a bit anthropomorphic to me.
  20. That is very useful and interesting - thank you,...

    That is very useful and interesting - thank you, AffirmedHope!

    ETA: Thanks to LexInVA too for that perspective.
  21. How much training do the police in the US get in...

    How much training do the police in the US get in dealing with the public, handling difficult people, de-escalating or avoiding fraught situations etc.?
  22. Ah, it's ongoing - I hadn't realized. I hope they...

    Ah, it's ongoing - I hadn't realized. I hope they do apologize if their actions are found to be unjustified, and they pay for a new window.
  23. Have the police apologized for their action in...

    Have the police apologized for their action in this case?
  24. Disgusting! :( I can't imagine anything like this...

    Disgusting! :( I can't imagine anything like this happening in Scotland.
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    In the UK, you don't need to show any ID, just be...

    In the UK, you don't need to show any ID, just be registered with a GP and you will be on "the system". If you need to have emergency treatment, they'll do that first and ask questions later.

    In...
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