For most of my school life, books were on loan for the year and then returned back to the school. At the beginning of the school year, we were given the books we needed and inscribed our names onto a bookplate which had been pasted into the book when it was originally purchased by the school. I was always very careful with the books I got from the school — it was not my property to do with as I wanted.
Dr. Michelle Reisner, medical director of the Palliative Care program at Jersey City Medical Center, isn’t out to kill you — but she does want to help you die with dignity and grace.
Do you think all Veterinarians should be required to be vegetarians?
Gospel of Luke, chapter 7, verses 25-37:
Do farm animals have rights? Do they deserve legal protection during their lives before they meet their deaths on your dinner table? In California, Proposition 2 is November 4 ballot initiative — better known as the “Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act” — and I wonder why we even need to provide that protection and why we don’t naturally have it in us to humanely tend those that feed so many as part of our basic human nature.