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A brief thought on the hijacking of ‘humane’

  When you look at this image, be honest. Is ‘humane’ the first word that pops into your head? I doubt it. And then, if you’re like I used to be, you’ll find another internal dialogue begins. ‘But it must be … Continue reading

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The tyrant in the mirror

Every day in the media we are outraged by the behaviour of tyrants and despots. We declare our support for those whose basic rights are being denied. We are horrified by brutality and by senseless killing. We are sickened when … Continue reading

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Obscene phrase of the day: bred for eating

‘bred for eating’ (variation: ‘bred for food’) This is so frequently uttered triumphantly by those seeking to justify their eating habits. How could we ever have become thus; a species that claims exoneration for victimising the vulnerable with a declaration that as this … Continue reading

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