The west & its institutions has generally been the moral standard the world is judged by. Our progress, peacefulness, and prominance due to our civility, prosperity and progress have made this true for over 300 years. But lately things have changed. With the rise, power & influence of third world like far right & left … Continue reading Why the Western Moral Code Matters
It was upsetting to read about two more culls being proposed by the hunting and fishing lobby, groups and some First Nation groups here in Canada. They want to target west cost seals and sea lions, and Ontario's cormorants. Both of these share a common diet of fish which seems to the excuse or "problem". … Continue reading What’s Wrong with Culls
At the turn of the past century, humanity cared about, and had consideration for the welfare, and needs of people. In the late mid-century, and 1970s, this evolved to include care and consideration for our planet, environment, and wildlife. We were evolving, and this natural process insured our progress, and that life in the developed … Continue reading Animal Rights and The Evolution of Peace.
Good people sometimes do bad things. What makes them good, however, is that, after realizing they're doing a bad thing, they care about it, and they stop doing it. Good is just acknowledging the truth about something, and acting in accordance. Better people make this an ingrained habit, value, and practice. People have worn fur … Continue reading Good people, Better People and Fur
In reply to the Christian hunter argument that the Bible says God gave us dominion over animals, yes, it does say that, but clearly the understanding of what the word dominion means is missing. Dominion means power over, it's not permission to kill or abuse. A man has dominion over his wife and children, but … Continue reading Dominion and Humanity
In arguments about animal rights, those who oppose the idea, ideas and aims of the movement, seem to forget or haven't a clue about what animal rights is about. Animal rights is not about people. Its about animals and their welfare. It's true that people need to make changes to accommodate animal rights but truthfully, … Continue reading What Animal Rights is About
We've all seen the pictures. Carriage horses bolting or collapsing among the grime noise and dirt of NYC downtown streets. Many people, including celebrities, are shocked and concerned, and activists have been fighting for years to get these poor, overworked horses off the street. This has led to the creation of last year city council's … Continue reading Carriage Horses- NYC Saddest Tourist Attraction