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a store, stock, or quantity of anything accumulated or laid up; a hidden supply; a treasure; as, a hoard of provisions; a hoard of money.

Origin: oe. Hord, as. Hord; akin to os. Hord, g. Hort, Icel. Hodd, goth. Huzd; prob. From the root of E. Hide to conceal, and of L. Custos guard, E. Custody. See hide to conceal.

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Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... A thinking species destroys the planet. Not only is there a lack of definition for significant terms (what exactly determines thinking? Squirrels hoard nuts, orangutans use tools, both could be argued to show planning or mechanical forethought), but there is not a necessary link between each point. ...

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by Khaiy
Fri Mar 31, 2006 8:43 pm
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Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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