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First Principle

If we are to rebuild the foundations of this nation in a manner consistent with principle, it will be wise to employ means that lead effectively to the ends we seek. 673 more words

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Are Some Animals More Important Than Others?

I never really put much thought into this before I went vegan.  It’s amazing what happens when you open yourself up to other points of view, sometimes quite shocking.  1,285 more words

Vegan

legacyofpythagoras reblogged this on The Legacy Of Pythagoras and commented:

Another great blog to watch. I predict great things from them in the future:

We Have Always Eaten Meat

Is it justification enough to continue eating meat, dairy and eggs merely for the fact that we have done so in the past?  Just because humans have done something in the past, doesn’t mean it is right to continue doing so.   1,440 more words

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legacyofpythagoras reblogged this on The Legacy Of Pythagoras and commented:

Great explanation of the basics of Veganism.

A Severe Choice

The confluence of crises confronting the American people in this new century represents a profound turning point in the nation’s history, and for each of us personally. 598 more words

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Compatibilism for incompatibilists: free will in five steps

Along with cats and cowboy boots a long-running theme of Jerry Coyne’s website has been Jerry’s arguments against any form of “free will”. This usually leads to long comment-thread arguments between the incompatibilists (or “hard determinists”) and the compatibilists amongst Jerry’s readers. 2,469 more words

Philosophy

A House Divided...

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.”

–Abraham Lincoln

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It's Not Enough...

“It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.”

–Winston Churchill

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