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Compassion Leaves No Room For Speciesism
January 18, 2015

  1. Compassion Is Not Speciesist
  2. This Week’s Famous Quote: Dr. Will Tuttle
  3. Book Recommendation - How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
  4. Humane Dairy? Not so
  5. This Week’s Video: Dr. Melanie Joy

1. Compassion Is Not Speciesist

Thirty leaders in social sciences including Dr.Melanie Joy, Dr Will Tuttle, Jeffrey Masson, Dr Jonathan Balcombe and Professor Casey Taft have signed an open letter to a group of 12 organizations urging institutions whose work focus on empathy and compassion asking them to include all sentient beings in their work and mission.

Among the organizations targeted are Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, the Greater Good Science Center at Berkeley, and the The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.

Please visit Social scientists call on organizations that promote empathy and compassion to include animals.

2. This Week’s Famous Quote

The more we connect, the more we understand and the more we love, and this love propels us not only to leave home, questioning our culture’s attitude of domination and exclusion, but also to return home, speaking on behalf of those who are vulnerable.
~ Dr. Will Tuttle, The World Peace Diet

3. Book Recommendation

From the physician behind the wildly popular website, “How Not to Die” reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death. Check it out!

How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease.

4. Humane Dairy? Not so.

This comprehensive information - What You Need to Know About Humane Dairy - helps you learn what you need to know about 'humane dairy.' More people are learning about the brutality of dairy factory farms, and therefore they gravitate toward dairy products labeled as ‘humane”, which is sadly a very deceiving term.

5. This Week’s Video: Dr. Melanie Joy

Watch this compelling video - Dr. Melanie Joy on Carnism - where well-known speaker and psychologist Dr. Melanie Joy explains the belief system that allows us to love some animals while consuming others.

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