Category: ahimsa

“Let them eat cake”

On my soap box again despite knowing people just don’t want to know. Wiser and well known people have  advocated for other life forms and the ecology long before me. Peter Singer Albert Schweitzer John Newton  (wrote Amazing Grace) Irving Stowe and Dorothy Stowe,… Continue Reading ““Let them eat cake””

“Let them eat cake”

On my soap box again despite knowing people just don’t want to know. Wiser and well known people have  advocated for other life forms and the ecology long before me. Peter Singer Albert Schweitzer John Newton  (wrote Amazing Grace) Irving Stowe and Dorothy Stowe,… Continue Reading ““Let them eat cake””

“Let them eat cake”

On my soap box again despite knowing people just don’t want to know. Wiser and well known people have  advocated for other life forms and the ecology long before me. Peter Singer Albert Schweitzer John Newton  (wrote Amazing Grace) Irving Stowe and Dorothy Stowe,… Continue Reading ““Let them eat cake””

IF YOU ARE A MISFIT

YOU ARE PROBABLY AN ORIGINAL THINKER I have reblogged this many times It is in honour of all the thinking caring people who don’t conform to the norm nor believe everything the media tells them Without “misfits” things would never change In the 1970s… Continue Reading “IF YOU ARE A MISFIT”

BIRDS/AHIMSA

I tried my best to practice ahimsa before I was aware of this word/concept Impossible in a culture that believes only humans have a soul and only money matters I get upset when people kill insects I stopped being friends with a man who… Continue Reading “BIRDS/AHIMSA”

I SEE THE GOOD THINGS WESTERN MEDICINE HAS ACHIEVED

Western medicine saved my grandson’s life: Has helped my eldest granddaughter with thyroid problem: In recent years my experience of hospitals has been a positive one—so maybe things have changed for the better But because of past experiences I have a panic attack just… Continue Reading “I SEE THE GOOD THINGS WESTERN MEDICINE HAS ACHIEVED”

I SEE THE GOOD THINGS WESTERN MEDICINE HAS ACHIEVED

Like many people i can see both sides (pros and cons) of most things The “cons” predominate – Once a person becomes a patient they  cease to have any rights One example Last I went hospital an RN friend of my daughters said “you… Continue Reading “I SEE THE GOOD THINGS WESTERN MEDICINE HAS ACHIEVED”

STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND

It is decades since I read Robert Heinlein’s “STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND” This isn’t a critique on the novel — I just wanted to use the title I spent an half century wishing I fitted in to our culture but in my old… Continue Reading “STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND”

TO “SEE” OR NOT TO “SEE”

I believe that everyone is clairvoyant – the ability atrophies because our culture tells us it doesnt exist My mentor said that it was just a naural extension of our five senses In the 1970s most people considered us the lunatic fringe In the… Continue Reading “TO “SEE” OR NOT TO “SEE””

BIRDS/AHIMSA

I tried my best to practice ahimsa before I was aware of this word/concept Impossible in a culture that believes only humans have a soul and only money matters I Have fed the local birds ever since I moved here Mindless automatons tell me… Continue Reading “BIRDS/AHIMSA”