Animal Rights: Dale Jamieson, “Increasingly both environmentalists and animal ethicists recognize…

“Increasingly both environmentalists and animal ethicists recognize the enormous   destruction caused by animal agriculture.”
Dale Jamieson

Who is Dale Jamieson?

“Dale Jamieson is Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy at New York University, a scholar of environmental ethics and an analyst of climate change discourse. He also serves as a faculty affiliate for the NYU School of Law and as director of NYU’s Animal Studies Initiative, which was funded by Brad…”
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Dale Jamieson – Climate Justice in the Age of Trump


Human Rights: The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being…

“The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition”.
Constitution of the World Health Organisation 1946

Health is a fundamental human right
Human Rights Day 2017
Statement by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General
10 December 2017

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The Environment: Sylvia Earle, ” Even if you never have the chance to see or touch the ocean…

“Even if you never have the chance to see or touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take, every drop of water you drink, every bite you consume. Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence of the sea.”
Sylvia A. Earle

Who is Sylvia A. Earle?

Sylvia Alice Earle DSc is an American marine biologist, explorer, author, and lecturer. She has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence since 1998.

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Motivation/Inspiration: Matt Lucas, “Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression…

“Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.”
Matt Lucas

Who is Matt Lucas?

Matthew Richard Lucas is an English comedian, actor and writer. He is best known for his work with David Walliams on the television shows Little Britain and Come Fly with Me, as well portraying Nardole in Doctor Who and as his appearances on Shooting Stars.

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The Environment: Arnold Schwarzenegger, “The facts are there that we have created, man has, a…

“The facts are there that we have created, man has, a self-inflicted wound that man has created through global warming.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Who is Arnold Schwarzenegger?

“Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American politician, actor, filmmaker, businessman, author, and former professional bodybuilder. He served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 to 2011”

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Motivation/Inspiration: Confucius, It does not matter how slow you go…

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”

Who was Confucius?

“Confucius (or Kongzi) was a Chinese philosopher who lived in the 6th century BCE and whose thoughts, expressed in the philosophy of Confucianism, have influenced Chinese culture right up to the present day. Confucius has become a larger than life figure and it is difficult to separate the reality from the myth. He is considered the first teacher and his teachings are usually expressed in short phrases which are open to various interpretations…”
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Motivation/Inspiration: Pearl S. Buck, “You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel…

“You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself   do right in spite of your feelings.”
Pearl S. Buck

Who was Pearl S. Buck?

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in Zhenjiang, China. Her novel The Good Earth was the best-selling fiction book in the United States in 1931 and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938, she was awarded the…

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Animal Rights: Mahatma Gandhi,”I hold that, the more helpless a creature, the more…”

“We must be the change we wish to see in the world. (and) I hold that, the more   helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of   man.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Who was Mahatma Gandhi?

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British colonial rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā was applied to him…

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Animal Rights: A History Mohandas Karamchand Ghandi

Animal Rights: Jeremy Bentham, “The question is not, Can they reason? not Can they talk…

“The question is not, Can they reason?, nor Can they talk? but, Can they suffer? Why should the law refuse its protection to any sensitive being? The time will come when humanity will extend its mantle over everything which breathes…
Jeremy Bentham

Who was Jeremy Bentham?

Jeremy Bentham was an English philosopher, jurist, and social reformer regarded as the founder of modern utilitarianism. Bentham defined as the “fundamental axiom” of his philosophy the principle that “it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.” He became…

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Animal Rights: Arthur Schopenhauer, “The assumption that animals are without rights …

“The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.”
Arthur Schopenhauer, The Basis of Morality

Who was Arthur Schopenhauer?

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation, wherein he characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Proceeding from the transcendental idealism of Immanuel Kant, Schopenhauer developed an…

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