The Carnivore’s Dilemma
Wyatt Williams On The Moral Conundrum Of Killing And Eating Animals
We shouldn’t fool ourselves into thinking that because we went to Whole Foods and bought the organic product, we’re not participating in suffering and death.April 2022
It is often said of laying hens, veal calves, and dogs kept in cages for experimental purposes that this does not cause them to suffer, since they have never known other conditions. . . . This is a fallacy.December 2020
Featuring Danusha Veronica Goska, Kathleen Dean Moore, Van Jones, and more.February 2019
Natural law is the highest law, and it would be folly to figure that you can outwit natural law.
Featuring Philip Berrigan, Genie Zeiger, Daniel Berrigan, and more.October 2018
On my very first hospital run I picked up this long-faced, country white guy who’d survived seven surgeries in the last five years. He looked to be late eighties, all but dead, but friendly in a half-deaf way.March 2018
True prophets sometimes, false prophets always, have fanatical adherents.
The Good Samaritan
from The Gospel Of Luke
Once a certain scribe stood up and said, “Rabbi, what must I do to gain eternal life?”June 2017
What do you see when you look at an animal? A kindred spirit, a creature much like you; but possibly, the very next moment, a beast, a stranger, just an animal. Animals are like those pictures that we see as one thing and then another; the duck that suddenly becomes a rabbit; the wineglass that’s also an old woman in profile. Now the pig is a fellow creature, like Wilbur in Charlotte’s Web. Now he’s pork.
The Sudden City
The man who owned the dairy farm on which the Fair was held was named Max Yasgur. He was born in New York City to Jewish immigrants from Russia. He owned 650 cows. He was forty-nine years old. When he saw how many people had shown up, he instructed his children to give away all the milk and dairy products on the farm to help feed the crowd.April 2016