Posted in Philosophy & psychology

HBO – Temple Grandin

HBO has made a movie about the life of Dr. Temple Grandin, author of "Thinking in Pictures," the autobiography of an autistic woman. Dr. Grandin is an expert in animal husbandry whose specialty is humane treatment of animals in the cattle industry. The movie is a must see. Preorder Temple Grandin from amazon.com. Starring Claire […]

Animals As Intelligent Beings

Tuning into your pet’s needs – BlogPaws My cat turned me on to a new blog for pet owners called BlogPaws. There is some mention of a conference for bloggers, writers and pet supply companies. The first emphasis brought to my attention was the SEO aspect of writing a blog. kittehboi.com is a fun blog, […]

Self-Righteousness

Self-Righteousness stems from mental illness, from boundary issues. If you don’t own it, stop trying to control it.  Related Shamanism and talking to Dog The anthropological literature has whole books on how different cultures… Majnoon or Jinn? Today I learned that the Arabic word for mental illness… YARPP powered by AdBistroPowered by

43 Things Personality Quiz

I took the 43 Things Personality Quiz and found out I’m a Fun Loving Lifelong Learning Builder  Related 43 Things banth57 on 43 Things Well, where did the day go?… YARPP powered by AdBistroPowered by

ASPCA Speaks Out Against Michael Vick

A big thumbs up to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for daring to speak out against Michael Vick.

Inhumane Killing of Feral Cats

There was an awful article in one of the local papers about the township killing feral cats with an injection to the heart. That is so inhumane it takes my breath away. It is utter torture to the animal, painfully stopping the heart but not actually killing it immediately. 12. How does euthanasia of animals […]

Objectifying Women

More blog-fodder from Yahoo! Answers. I think we can all agree that consistently objectifying women is not just wrong, it is dysfunctional. By objectifying I mean that the viewer isn’t concerned with the woman’s needs and desires but only with his own. This lack of empathy, **when taken to extremes**, is the hallmark of a […]

A-theism = Loving Our Planet

Email to a Fundamentalist who obsesses on what he claims is a religion that “espouses rejoicing.” Your religion also espouses killing members of other religions as part of its teachings. That makes you a danger to many members of this list. I have never understood why people have to have “faith.” Is it because their […]

Learning Lessons from Disney

This rather chilling video demonstrates through video clips and interviews that children’s programming can have a profound effect on them, from predisposing them to subliminal messages to changing their entire worldview. The depth of dark manipulation by Disney is a definite must-see for parents and professionals alike.  Related "Muzzy Mouse" Squeaks His Last Ok, I […]

Dysfunction and Censorship

Letter to a good Christian woman: I think we can all agree that consistantly objectifying women is not just wrong, it is dysfunctional. By “objectifying” I mean that the viewer isn’t concerned with the woman’s needs and desires but only with his own. This lack of empathy, when taken to extremes, is the hallmark of […]

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