Revolution may be Closer than We Think

In 1975, the modern animal movement was born with the publication of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation. Since then, the Animal Holocaust has more than doubled in size. By any measure, the Animal Holocaust will continue to grow. All of the animals saved by animal activists and vegans in the last 50 years are fewer than…

Thought Of The Day. May 31, 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…

Thought Of The Day. April 23, 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…

Thought Of The Day. April 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…

Can You Face The Truth?

As animal activists we must face a number of inconvenient truths. Enumerating them is helpful in forcing ourselves to evaluate what we are doing, what works and what creates failure. Recognizing those truths focuses our thoughts and attention on ultimate goals, on short and long term strategies, and on how to realize the least amount…

Liberals And Socialists

I use the term “liberal” in referring to all struggles for freedom, enlightenment, reason, compassion, and empathy. I do not consider it to be pejorative. In hindsight, the advances in human society have been primarily the result of liberals. Science over myth. Reason over religion. Freedom over slavery. Education over ignorance. Democracy over despotism. Where…