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Pigs stop desertification?

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Submitted by JOHN T. SHEA (Ireland), Dec 2, 2021 at 13:30

An interesting article, but in what way does the Halal ban on pork differ from the Kosher ban?

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It's not that the pig prevents desertification but that their replacement in many Muslim-majority countries is the goat.

Over the past two millennia and until recently, there was no Jewish-majority country and Jews were rarely farmers.

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