Does a tiny bug have more common sense than most people?
A few years ago I had a wasp nest that had moved into a retaining wall in my backyard. They were very aggressive wasps. Many times when I was out in my backyard these aggressive wasps would attack me. It was a huge nest of maybe a thousand wasps. Only by luck I was never stung by any of them.
In order for me to regain control of my backyard, I had to rid my backyard of these annoying pests. As the summer went on it became more and more difficult for me to do anything without being chased off by these wasps.
I noticed that in the evening the wasps would all go back into their nest and were very quiet at night. So, one night I boiled around four gallons of water. I poured that hot boiling water down the opening of that nest, and managed to kill the entire wasp nest. That was the end of the wasps. I finally got my backyard back.
So, here’s my question. If, by chance, any of us were to have a huge wasp nest take over our house, would we just move out of that house, and let the wasps take ownership of our home? Or, would we do whatever was necessary to get rid of the wasps to get our house back? Without question, I’m sure any of us would call a pest control to get rid of the wasps.
If we would rid our home of a wasp nest, why not an intruder if he were to attack your domain? Have we become so illogical in this politically correct world that we aren’t able to see that even natural preservation is a part of our survival? It seems to be OK in the natural world, so why not with us? How silly have we become?
An oppressive government would take your life and liberty from you in a minute if they had evil intentions. Just ask any of the Jews who survived the Holocaust of the ’30s and ’40s; or, anyone who survived Cambodia in the ’70s. If you don’t think evil people still walk this Earth today, you are a most naïve person! My home was robbed a few months ago. I called the police, who finally showed up five and one-half hours later.
So again, does a tiny bug have more common sense than most people? I sometimes wonder.
Tom Baehr, Colfax