Thought Of The Day. July, 14, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

Herding Cats (or How to Organize the Left)

Most activists are on social media to advocate for causes in which they believe. Animal activists, environmentalists, social justice advocates, occupiers, Berners, etc, are all here to make a difference in the world. They are selfless, by and large, and not interested in personal aggrandizement or popularity. They aren’t selling anything or working for personal…

What Do We Believe?

Animal Rights advocates believe animals have the same right to be here as do humans. Animal Rights advocates believe animals have the same rights not to be exploited, enslaved, or murdered as we humans claim for ourselves. Animal Rights advocates believe the test of the value of life is not intelligence, reason, or speech, but…

How To Be A More Effective Animal Activist

There is only so much time in a day, only so many days in our lives. Do not waste one precious minute of your life arguing with people who defend eating meat, wearing fur, or voting for conservatives. If they are opposed to your position on animals, stop right there! It is a stupid waste…