It’s the Holiday Season and I want to wish each and every one of you a very happy and healthy holiday season and a prosperous, peaceful 2012! There is much to do in this world to make it a better place- whether it be for animals, children, the poor, etc. and I urge each of you to make your New Year’s resolution one that calls you to action for those less fortunate. As the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, wrote in 1992, “It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act!” This quote below by Coates may seem a lot like Scrooge but it speaks the ugly truth of our species and the consequences of our actions and arrogance. We must be the change we so badly want to see. Again, happy and healthy to you!
“Isn’t man an amazing animal? He kills wildlife… birds, kangaroos, deer, all kinds of cats, coyotes, beavers, groundhogs, mice, foxes, and dingoes… by the millions, in order to protect his domestic animals and their feed.
Then he kills domestic animals by the billions and eats them. This in turn kills man by the millions, because eating all those animals leads to degenerative and fatal health conditions like heart disease, kidney disease and cancer.
So then man tortures and kills millions more animals to look for cures for these diseases.
Elsewhere, millions of other human beings are being killed by hunger and malnutrition because the food that they could eat is being fed to fatten domestic animals.
Meanwhile, some people are dying of sad laughter at the absurdity of man, who kills so easily and so violently, and once a year sends out cards praying for “PEACE ON EARTH!”
- The China Study & Forks Over Knives
- Food for Thought- the KFC Connection
- President Clinton’s New & Improved Diet
- Philip Wollen : Animals Should Be Off The Menu
- Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Genocide