Category Archive: Essays

Mar 02

Essay # 3 Darwin

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” Mark Twain “I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.” Samuel Johnson …

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Feb 23

The Dysfunctional Relationship Between Society and Species

  Let’s run on the premise that this celestial rock we reside on, is the only living planet within the observable universe.  Which means we are just a speck in the universe and we are all that we have.  Which is more of a reason, why we should care about the planet we live on.  …

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Feb 10

Gather Made Great, Pro-Animal Music

Jon Hochschartner Exploring the vegan straight edge lifestyle.  I’m not a huge fan of vegan straight edge, a sub-genre of hardcore-punk music. I came to it, originally, as a sort of sociologist. Many of the animal activists I looked up to, who got their start in the 1990s, were inspired by this cacophony. I wanted …

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Jan 01

Darwin: An Animal Welfare Advocate

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” -Mark Twain “I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.” -Samuel Johnson …

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Nov 25

Flashback Friday…

#FlashbackFriday ALF Action – July 1989 – Texas Tech University The FBI classified the ALF as a domestic terrorism group in 1989. If that was meant to slow liberation actions down, it didn’t. On July fourth of that year, four activists launched a daring raid on the Texas Tech laboratories of physiologist John Orem in …

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