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How Can We Kill Creatures That Cry?

How Can We Kill Creatures That Cry?

  “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” (Gandhi) “Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” (Einstein) We tend to (conveniently) convince ourselves that certain animals, below some sort of arbitrarily chosen phylogenetic level, are less conscious,...

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Dream World: Open Heart Surgery and a Studebaker

Dream World: Open Heart Surgery and a Studebaker

 “All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream.” (Edgar Allan Poe) “Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy.” (Sigmund Freud) In the dream, I had just woken from what I thought was a sleep, which I soon learned was actually an operation on my heart. I was not in a hospital but some sort of room and it was small, a bit stark almost like a hospital room and I could see nurses but they...

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