Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
Psychoanalysis is the confession without absolution.
Soft addictions are an alluring, seductive aspect of our culture – they are easy to attain and socially acceptable, they are even encouraged in many cases. Yet they are lethal to the spirit.
To be a utilitarian means that you judge actions as right or wrong in accordance with whether they have good consequences. So you try to do what will have the best consequences for all of those affected.
Hence, in desiring, the more the enjoyment is delayed, the more fancy begins to weave about the object images of future fruition, and to clothe the desired object with properties calculated to inflame the impulse.
In most of the world, it is accepted that if animals are to be killed for food, they should be killed without suffering.
When fish experience something that would cause other animals physical pain, they behave in ways suggestive of pain, and the change in behaviour may last several hours.
Often it’s the case that we have to do a lot of exploration and marketing of the material we publish ourselves to get a big political impact for it.
Several countries – among them Austria, Costa Rica, Denmark, Finland, India, Israel and Sweden – ban or severely restrict the use of wild animals in circuses. In Brazil, a movement to ban wild animals from circuses started after hungry lions managed to grab and devour a small boy.
Scholars have long dreamed of a universal library containing everything that has ever been written.