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Symposium on sustainability, nonhuman animals and nature

On Thursday April 9, 2015 a 1-day symposium will be held at Maastricht University (The Netherlands), called Humans, Animals and Nature: A Sustainable Relationship? Organized by the Maastricht University Graduate School of Sustainability Science (MUST) and its Founding Director professor of “Sustainable Development” … 427 more words

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Red Meat for My Atheist Friends

I thought I might attempt to delegate my brain work and see if anyone can help me out with a critique of a recent article by Ross Douthat that appeared in… 954 more words


"Ain't I a Woman?" (video)

This was too awesome not to share. Actress Nkechi reenacts Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech for a TEDx talk.

(I’m hoping that I’m not violating copyright. 21 more words


sandyfaithking reblogged this on multicolouredsmartypants and commented:

'Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826.' (wikipedia) I have read a lot about slavery and the history of slavery. William Wilberforce is a personal hero, someone whom I find inspiring as an abolitionist and as a Christian. I know less about Sojourner Truth, but you can hear what an incredible woman she was in her own words as spoken here by Nkechi. Thank you, Laura, for posting this.

Why I'm openly criticizing Francione and the franciobots (final post)

This is my last post on Francione. Perhaps I should have written this before the others.

Some people asked me why I’m criticizing Francione (and the franciobots) like this, and are telling me I’m making the same mistake he does: going against people who basically have the same purpose.   593 more words

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The rise of the franciobots (and how to recognize them)

(note: you may want to read Why I’m openly criticizing Francione first) 

A franciobot is a person who, robot-like and unthinking, repeats Francionisms (the teachings of Gary Francione). 315 more words

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Union Missionary

The Union Missionary is the successor journal to the Union Missionary Herald, which was posted in full on this site last year. The paper was the official organ of the Union Missionary Society, the predecessor of the American Missionary Association, and ran from May 1844 through September 1846. 50 more words


The Story of Amos Beman

   Beman was born a free man in 1812 in Colchester,Connecticut and later in his life moved to Middletown, Connecticut. His Grandfather was the reason why he was born a free man because his grandfather fought in the Revolutionary War in place of his master. 365 more words