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Exactly.

 

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Deprive a Soul

  “But for the sake of some little mouthful of flesh, we deprive a soul of the sun, and light, and of that proportion of life and time they had been born into the world to enjoy.”  ~Plutarch

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How could his eyes endure?

Plutarch (45 – 120 AD): “Can you really ask what reason Pythagoras had for abstaining from flesh? “For my part I rather wonder both by what accident and in what state of soul or mind the first man did so, touched his mouth to gore and brought his lips to the flesh of a dead …

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Bluebirds

Bluebirds In My House, by Arnette Heidcamp © 1997, was a fun little book that I’m glad I stumbled across.  The first half is strictly a  naturalist treatise about bluebirds, while the second half is her own personal experience raising two orphaned bluebird fledglings she found abandoned in the nest after the death of their …

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Plant

“If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant, don’t.”  ~ Michael Pollan (via JulesOfNature)

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“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”

Well, that’s the stereotype.  I know a lot of people who ride bikes and a lot of people who are vegetarian or vegan, but I don’t know anyone who really fits it. I do, however, know a lot of meat-eaters who are extremely sensitive about their choice.  They all seem to know the same joke, …

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Behind Closed Doors

It’s illegal now to film animal abuse in Idaho: “My signature today reflects my confidence in their desire to responsibly act in the best interest of the animals on which that livelihood depends,” Otter wrote in a statement. “No animals rights organization cares more or has more at stake than Idaho farmers and ranchers do …

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