Philosophy

Vegetarian Ideal


Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn

COMPASSION

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer

6/26/2017

Two Boats in Moonlight , Yoshimune Arai 1873-1945.







Two Boats in Moonlight , Yoshimune Arai 1873-1945.




6/25/2017

Learn Something New


Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. - Theodore Roosevelt

 
For all things difficult to acquire, the intelligent man works with perseverance. — Lao Tzu
 


  
Thomas Annan Glasgow 1868 
 
 
 
 





Republican "Christians" want healthcare only for those who “earn” it. You know, like when Jesus ran a credit report on Lazarus. John 11:1-44










 
interview with CEO of on how we can counter extremism in our society


.,..interview with Former Prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Trials which followed World War 2






Break Dancing Gorilla at the Calgary Zoo



  






























Published on Jun 17, 2011
The
video shows Zola having pure fun with an enrichment opportunity during
Spotlight on Gorillas and is not a trained behavior; the music was added
afterward.



Zola, nine-years old, is one of eight Western lowland
gorillas currently living at the Calgary Zoo as part of the Association
of Zoos and Aquariums Gorilla Species Survival Plan. He loves to play
in water and keepers regularly give him the opportunity to do so as part
of the enrichment activities they plan and vary on a daily basis.


The perfect picture of a diving kingfisher


The perfect picture of a diving kingfisher that required 720,000 attempts
http://buff.ly/2tIUztd

6/24/2017

Anaïs Nin

The past, present and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. — Anaïs Nin


 

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Mary Delany (1700-1788) English Bluestocking and artist, known for her botanical 'paper-mosaicks' #womensart


 







Review of Neil Gaiman's Norse Mythology. It doesn't get more folklore than that. http://tinyurl.com/ycs6pe55 #FolkloreThursday @AmandaBergloff

http://www.fairytalemagazine.com/2017/06/neil-gaiman-norse-mythology-review-by.html?m=0 …
 


Steinbeck on the mobilizing power of the impossible




Photo published for John Steinbeck on Writing, the Crucible of Creativity, and the Mobilizing Power of the Impossible


"A good writer always works at the impossible." Steinbeck on the mobilizing power of the impossible

6/22/2017

To decide for youirself is important




"To alienate people from their own decision-making is to change them into objects."
Brazilian educator Paulo Freire died 20 years ago today.




















Photo Contest Dogs





So many good – and photogenic – dogs in the Kennel Club's annual Dog Photographer of the Year competition.
      
Photo via @rosepowell


 

 




The TelegraphVerified account @Telegraph · Jun 19



A man's best friend - The Kennel Club announces the winners of its annual Dog Photographer of the Year competition

Dog Photographer of the Year competition
telegraph.co.uk


Noel Bennett Images @Noels_images · Jun 19

@Galleryat12 @bitofstone @The_RPS @staffslife 2nd attempt at Dog Photographer of the Year - Got lucky in portrait section, thanks to Bella

 
















Dog Photographer @JulieMorrish · Jun 19

Very proud winning 3rd place at Dog Photographer of the Year in Assistance Dog Category. #KClovesdogs #dogphotographeroftheyear #dogs












Rose PowellVerified account @rosepowell · 



The winners of the Dog Photographer of the Year competition have been announced and they're wonderful






 
Dog photographer of the year 2017 – in pictures
Now in its 12th year, the contest received almost 10,000 entries from 74 different…
theguardian.com








 









                   




 
Photo via @rosepowell


 


 



The TelegraphVerified account @Telegraph · Jun 19



A man's best friend - The Kennel Club announces the winners of its annual Dog Photographer of the Year competition

Dog Photographer of the Year competition
telegraph.co.uk





Noel Bennett Images @Noels_images · Jun 19

@Galleryat12 @bitofstone @The_RPS @staffslife 2nd attempt at Dog Photographer of the Year - Got lucky in portrait section, thanks to Bella



JFerrettphotography @ferrettj · Jun 19



Couldn't be happier this morning 2nd Place Assistance Dog Category win Dog Photography of the year 2016/17 #LincsConnect #dogsoftwitter
4 replies 55 retweets 354 likes








Dog Photographer @JulieMorrish · Jun 19

Very proud winning 3rd place at Dog Photographer of the Year in Assistance Dog Category. #KClovesdogs #dogphotographeroftheyear #dogs

 








Rose PowellVerified account @rosepowell · 

The winners of the Dog Photographer of the Year competition have been announced and they're wonderful

Dog photographer of the year 2017 – in pictures
Now in its 12th year, the contest received almost 10,000 entries from 74 different countries,…
theguardian.com