I was discovering that life just simply isn't fair and bask in the unsung glory of knowing that each obstacle overcome along the way only adds to the satisfaction in the end. Nothing great, after all, was ever accomplished by anyone sulking in his or her misery.
BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Animals 'are moral beings'
You can laugh all you want, but it does not change the fact that a large number of scientific minds believe that some animals are indeed sentient. Just because they don't know Van Gogh from my 10 yr. olds crayon drawings, doesn't really change that."Living within a group requires a moral code of behaviour... Most animals that live in communities exhibit similar moral codes to humans.
"Zoologists who have spent their professional lives studying animal behaviour, either by observation or by experiments to test their mental capacities, believe that many animals feel and think."
Joyce D'Silva, chief executive of CIWF, told BBC News Online: "The whole climate over whether to accept sentience has changed hugely in the last 15 years.
I guess we'll have to just agree to disagree.
No Lives Matter
You guys amaze me.
No wait, amaze isn't the right word.
That isn't quite right either.
Hang on, I'll think of it....
Fiddling While Rome Burns
Carthago Delenda Est
"I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."
"Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it; no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it." - Judge Learned Hand
Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller