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"Here in Canada, we live in a democracy (or do we just 'teach' it - supposedly - elsewhere?) MEANING: voting = hiring... govt. = managers who run our districts... and - well, being the boss doesn't end at hiring does it? WE own this country - yup,..." Read more of this chapter »
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Ocean Warrior by Paul   Watson
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Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
" This is just a rollicking good yarn, no two ways about it. It will make you chortle like a drunken buffoon, and sob like a forlorn sissy. And sob you will, even though you read it long ago (before you developed emotions, apparently) and have seen... " Read more of this review »
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Lord of the Flies by William Golding
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Miss Fletcher was a real 'teacher's teacher' who inspired my Love of LiTeRaTuRe, starting with this eerily fascinating tale of human corruption (in grade 9, I think). I doubt this book's literary delights – let alone its dark, foreboding undercurrent...more
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Ursula K. Le Guin
“The law of evolution is that the strongest survives!' 'Yes, and the strongest, in the existence of any social species, are those who are most social. In human terms, most ethical...There is no strength to be gained from hurting one another. Only weakness.”
Ursula K. Le Guin

Simone Weil
“Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating.”
Simone Weil

Leonardo da Vinci
“I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.”
Leonardo da Vinci

Albert Schweitzer
“The thinking (person) must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another.”
Albert Schweitzer

George Bernard Shaw
“Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.”
George Bernard Shaw

TIME to TAKE THE HELM (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 14, 2014 08:20PM
Description: It's never too early (or too late) to participate...
SWM's : You had your chance & BLEW IT, big-time ~ ADMIT IT~! (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 28, 2012 06:23PM
Description: (ah FORGET iT ~ just GET OUT...)
GRRRRRR..... (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 28, 2012 05:47AM
Description: My stint as Dermot's co-star/pupil... [yeh, that was the pLAN b4 all the B.S. began~]
Humanity: Hang on & 'OCCUPY'... (Nonfiction)
2 chapters   —   updated Nov 18, 2011 09:32PM
Description: {Canadians, wake up to evil in our midst}
Climate change: the facts (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 19, 2010 06:43PM
Description: A short encapsulation thereof...
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