I've had this diary for nearly a decade. I used to write frequently....from passionate rants about animal rights, the environment and other ethical issues, to goofy randomness and documentation of fun times. I forgot about this place for years. I'm back and can't find much to say most of the time. Usually, I end up reading other diaries and forget about what I want to say.
“[W]hen nonvegetarians say that ‘human problems come first’ I cannot help wondering what exactly it is that they are doing for human beings that compels them to continue to support the wasteful, ruthless exploitation of farm animals.”
Peter Singer, Animal Liberation, 1990
"Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages." Thomas Edison
"You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hate all the same people you do." Anne Lamott
"I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one less God than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours." Stephen Roberts
"I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being." Abraham Lincoln
"She's beautiful," he murmered.
"She's a meter accross the hips, easily," said Julia.
"That is her style of beauty," said Winston. from 1984 by George Orwell
For my background, read my entry "Moment of Truth" from 10-17-04