Animal Lives

23. What Brought Us Together

At what point does a vision induce people to act on it? At what point do individual actions become a movement? And, what is the role of publications, conferences, trigger events, and public perception? Let’s take a look at our own history. The Vision The original notion that animals should be endowed with their own …

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12. An AR Blueprint For the ’20s

Social movements, like all living and prospering entities, must evolve and grow, else they wither and die. In the next decade, our movement will face massive challenges with direct consequences for the lives and deaths of billions of innocent sentient beings. Let’s explore the options. One Vision – Multiple Paths Although we may all share …

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10. Animal Rights or Animal Lives?

I have been championing animal rights since organizing the first national animal rights conference in 1981. But how do I explain this concept to my neighbor? And how about the social contract? Is animal rights about them or about us? And what about saving animal lives?  A Bit of History In 1965, British novelist, playwright, …

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