Animal Rights vs the Status Quo

Animal rights advocates believe that all sentient life is equally valuable, equally deserving of protection, equally important, equally cherished by those who possess it and those who wish to live. The contrast between that view and most of humanity is so stark as to trigger the question among animal advocates as to whether humans themselves…

There Are Three Animal Movements

In a nutshell, there are three schools of thought among animal activists: The Animal Protectionist View: Animals are going to be enslaved, brutalized and murdered into the foreseeable future. We owe than them all we can do to alleviate as much suffering as we can. This view encompasses the overwhelming majority of the animal movement.…

A Human Extinction Button

In the late 90s I was Director of Campaigns for Last Chance for Animals, a very small animal rights organization based in Los Angeles. It’s founder and head is Chris DeRose, a former actor who gained notoriety by campaigning against vivisection at UCLA. Turns out Chris and I shared the view that animals and the…

Thought Of The Day. February 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…

Shoot Slaughterhouse Owners!

Toward Meaningful Direct Action: A Blueprint for Vigilantism Direct action by animal liberationists and animal rights activists has been sporadic, unfocused, and ineffective. We have played the game within the system. We have abjured violence, We have only targeted property. We have failed. Most animals we free are quickly re-captured by their tormentors. Property we…

Thought Of The Day. December 23, 2015

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I will instead be posting apothegms, thoughts, observations, and witticisms 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…

The Dogs Of Revolution

The topic of revolution is frequently addressed on this blog as an imperative to end the Animal Holocaust. As there are not enough animal activists to accomplish such a course of action, it will be necessary, and logical, to join with others who are also enemies of the state. The Animal Holocaust claims over 60…