Animal Rights: A human being is a part of the whole, called by us the ‘Universe’…

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“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
Albert Einstein

Who was Albert Einstein?

Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science

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Change to a plant based diet and go vegan

The Vegan Society
Information, help and advice about changing to a vegan diet.

The Environment: Robert Lynd, there is nothing in which the birds differ more from man…

About this blog: and young in nest

“There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they     can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.”
Robert Wilson Lynd

Who is Robert Wilson Lynd ?

Robert Wilson Lynd  was an Irish writer, editor of poetry, urbane literary essayist and strong Irish nationalist.

Animal Rights: Happy Easter! But don’t buy a rabbit for your children

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This is a Picture Quotes Blog Easter special.

Enjoy Easter but please do not buy an animal such as a rabbit, chick or duck for your children. Animals should never be given as gifts at any time.

The above is more informative with no quotations. It is an important message for the time of year when parents tend to buy their children a rabbit, even a baby chick or a duckling.

This Easter please do not buy rabbits, chickens or ducklings for your children.

The problem may be more prevalent in the US, but here in the UK more people are tending to follow suit.

Please wherever you live If you are about to buy a bunny or other baby animals please reconsider, animals are not toys or suitable Easter gifts, they’re thinking,feeling intelligent sentient creatures. Rabbits come with at least a ten year commitment including your time and vets bills. Likewise chickens and ducklings can cost significant amounts of money if they get sick.

Fact  80 percent of shelter rabbits are abandoned Easter gifts.

Please consider the following:

Here’s Why Easter Is Bad for Bunnies:

Widespread misunderstanding of domestic rabbits has made them one of the most abandoned pets in the United States.

The Absolute Worst Gift You Could Possibly Give This Easter:

Five new Easter raditions that your family should adopt:

The Environment: Rachel Carson, For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals…

Cooling towers and chimney stacks with clock pointing to 11.55

“For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to   contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.”
Rachel Carson

Who was Rachel Carson ?

The Life and Legacy of Rachel Caron

For information about the threat to the environment and actions you can take please visit the following websites.


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Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth International

Human Rights: John F. Kennedy, What kind of peace do we seek…

Space with a dove flying in front of the earth

“What kind of peace do we seek? Not a Pax Americana enforced on the world by   American weapons of war. Not the peace of the grave or the security of the slave. I am   talking about genuine peace, the kind of peace that makes life on earth worth living, the kind that enables men and nations to grow and to hope and to build a better life for   their children – not merely peace for Americans but peace for all men and women – not   merely peace in our time but peace for all time.”

John F. Kennedy

Who was John F. Kennedy?

John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963

This quotation came from the following speech:

John F. Kennedy Speeches John F. Kennedy Speeches

Commencement Address at American University, Washington, D.C., June 10, 1963

Animal Rights Quote: Gary L Francione, If you care about non humans…

Pig in an enclosure“If you care about nonhumans; if you regard nonhumans as full members of   the moral community, then you really have no coherent choice but to go vegan.”
Gary L Francione

Who is Gary L Francione?

Gary L. Francione

More quotes from Gary L Francione

Actions to take for animal rights.

Help Animals by changing to a vegan diet

Information and advice to help you go vegan, including recipes

The Vegan Society


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Motivation/Inspiration: Emily Dickinson, If I can stop one heart from breaking…

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“If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain;
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,
I shall not live in vain.”
Emily Dickinson

Who was Emily Dickinson?

Emily Dickinson is one of America’s greatest and most original poets of all time.

The Environment: Thich Nhat Hanh, “What we need to do is to hear within..”

About this blog: towers and chimney stacks, a power station

“What we need to do is to hear within us the sound of earth crying”
Thich Nhat Hanh

Who is Thich Nhat Hanh?

Thich Nhat Hanh

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered around the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling writings on mindfulness and peace.

Motivation/Inspiration: Confucious, Is there any one maxim which ought to be acted upon…

About this blog: clouds but sunlight trees and distant mountains

“Is there any one maxim which ought to be acted upon throughout one’s whole life?     Surely the maxim of loving kindness is such: Do not unto others what you would not   they should do unto you.”

Who was Confucious?

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.