A Scientific Basis for Animal Rights

As an Atheist, I hold a worldview that I believe to be far more profound than any religious person’s worldview. Atheists subscribe to science and believe that we are the products of evolutionary development. Atheist beliefs are science based. Factually proven concepts. Evolutionary biologists have shown that life began on Earth billions of years ago.…

Some Rats Dream, Some Rats Cry.

Originally posted on V Kind:
I didn’t plan on getting more, but as I’m sure many of you understand, the way this works is often different…. so yesterday, two rats joined my pack to live alongside the previous four, of two girls, and two boys. The new boys, are unwanted, and arrived at my home…

A Capitalist Economy Cannot Be An Humane Economy

The Humane Society of the US (HSUS) has a political agenda to reduce animal suffering and increase animal protection. While some in the movement have been critical of HSUS, I see their efforts as central to growing animal activists and educating the public. Wayne Pacelle, president of HSUS, published his book The Humane Economy to…

A Young Black Man in an Old White Guy Disguise

It would be presumptuous of me to make such a claim, but I was actually so described by Marc Peart, a man I love and respect. As he is black, his statement was profoundly meaningful to me. Only one white person ever truly comprehended the black experience in America. That was John Howard Griffin, who…

The Paris Climate Accords Are a Joke

Progressives and environmentalists are disparaging Donald Trump for his absurd rejection of climate science. Equally absurd is the notion that the Paris Accords will make any appreciable difference in climate change. The most delusional lie ever told is that politicians can impact climate change. Campaigning on promises of saving the planet and making the world…