More Problems with Pacifism

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More Problems with Pacifism “Pacifism is ultimately nothing more than a willingness to die, and to let others die, at the pleasure of the world’s thugs.”  •  Sam Harris, The End of Faith.   “The position we hold is often said to … Continued

Here’s What’s Wrong with the Circus

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Here’s What’s Wrong with the Circus For animals “trained” in circuses, there is no such thing as “positive reinforcement”—only punishment, deprivation, torment and torture.   “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way … Continued

Here’s What’s Wrong with Zoos

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Here’s What’s Wrong with Zoos The stress of captivity, and the lethargy induced by confinement, often lead to neurotic behaviors such as pacing and self-mutilation.   “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”~ John F. Kennedy, … Continued

Animal Intelligence

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Animal Intelligence “It is just like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.”  •  Mark Twain   “Take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the … Continued

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