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THEN AND NOW, the system of thought instituted by Descartes, Bacon, Boyle, and their compatriots has been called the ‘mechanical philosophy,’ because it posits that the universe that is to become the ‘Dominion of Man’ is nothing more than a machine, an inert object that can consequently be observed…
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by Thomas Goodrich Note #1 DESPITE ITS Italian-sounding name, Antonino is an old German community. At the close of the 19th century these thrifty, industrious immigrants flocked to the High Plains around Hays, Kansas, and established their own communities. When I lived here in 1970, I still recall…
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NEWS ITEM: Thousands of dogs are slaughtered at annual meat festival,“where every year animals are kept dozens to a cage before being electrocuted, burned and skinned while alive and conscious”. (ILLUSTRATION: 10 million dogs and 4 million cats are tortured to death in China each year,…
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SCROLL TO THE bottom on this post for the video. As I write, this story is gaining traction worldwide, including at metro.co.uk, where I first saw it. Note that the person speaking out against this barbaric animal cruelty, which characterizes China and other parts of Asia, is a white man of European…
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Behavior of parasitic beetle similar to Jewish intruders in Gentile societies; pest exploits and feeds on hosts, mimics ruling caste UNIVERSITY ROMA TRE’S Professor Andrea Di Giulio and his team of co-authors set the scene remarkably well in their paper recently published to PLoS ONE. The…
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by Klaus Kund ONE CAN quite confidently say that National Socialist Germany was the first country where animal rights and environmental issues made a real impact on policy and legislation. In comparison, many nations in the world today, almost 80 years later, still have no legislation that protects…
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BIRDS MAY NOT be so bird-brained after all. A study of Japanese tits has shown they can “speak in phrases”, an ability previously thought to be the unique preserve of humans. Displaying talents that may force us to revise our traditional notions of human superiority, Japanese tits — close relatives…
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More evidence that abstract reasoning is not confined to humans — and that there is no hard-edged boundary between humans and the rest of Nature, but rather a continuum. AN EXPERIMENT has proven that ravens can imagine being spied on and adapt their behavior accordingly, showing an ability to…
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