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Animal Souls & Animal Rights

One time I had a disagreement with somebody on the matter of animal rights. This person said, to her dismay, that her daughter was dating a fellow who was an environmental studies major, and offered an anecdote about a professor who claimed that animals ought to have a similar legal and moral rights as humans. 441 more words

The Cat's Meow : My Thoughts on Declawing

Before we moved into Lagoon, there was a lot of paperwork to fill out.  Most apartments in Burlington are privately owned by individual landlords rather than groups or companies, and they are generally incredibly lax about renting standards when it comes to filling out paperwork and all of those formalities.  951 more words

Living Simply

What Would Happen To Your Pet If Something Happened To You?

Are you prepared?


Our pets are our family, but if something ever happened to you, what would happen to your pet? This is something so easily overlooked, but being unprepared could be detrimental to your pet. 330 more words


John Krasinski Reveals Failed 'Captain America' Screen Test

You’ll never guess who kept “The Office” star John Krasinski from joining the Marvel Comic Universe.

In the world of perfectly cast parts, Chris Evans nabbing the role of Captain America has to be close to number one, but if you’ve ever thought about who else could have stepped into the blue and red, we have a feasible frontrunner: John Krasinski. 151 more words


Gaza: Not fit for animals: Last animals set to leave ‘world’s worst zoo’ in Gaza

By AFP – Aug 23,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza — A team of foreign veterinarians began taking measures on Tuesday to evacuate the last surviving animals from a zoo in the Gaza Strip that has been dubbed “the world’s worst”. 454 more words



The antithesis of motivation is avoidance. I have been sitting here for over 1/2 hour going through unimportant emails–the Linked In connection prompts; advertisements from certain companies/organizations I’ve been in touch with in the past; coupons that I probably won’t use, etc. 1,221 more words


Badge of Success

“Almost 1,500 badgers were killed during last year’s badger cull, according to Defra. The government described the effort as a success.” (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/23/badger-cull-protesters-change-tactics-in-response-to-expansion)

Ah, the answer to my question “ 43 more words