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Heather M.

Ballarat, NU, Australia
Speaks: English
Joined Feb 4, 2007
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Activities: gardening, cycling

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My funniest and
fun-loving friend
and my most
gentle teacher.Gypsy
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Joined Feb 4, 2007 Activist Aspirations undeclared 
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Groups Abolish Animal Abuse, Activists Against Factory Farming, Animal Fanatics, Animal Petitions, Canine Concerns: Stop Puppy Mills / Dog Chaining & Fighting, Care2Guru, NATURE PROVIDES, People Helping Animals, Animals Helping People, Pets in Need, SAVE THE ANIMALS, Standing Up For Animal Rights, Vegetarian
Hometown Victoria. Australia. 
Birthday Dec 01  
Languages English  
About Me
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Pets cat Rosie, Gypsy1991-2006(photo)  
Activist Aspirations
Political Leaning Depends
Religions any non-violent- to-animals Christianity, Spritual Vegan  
Eating Habits no animal flesh, no dairy, no eggs  
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What/who changed my life and why Gypsy, my canine friend of nearly 16 years. I rescued her and then she rescued me.
What Bugs Me Humans/insitutions harming Animals  
Passions apart from soymilk ice-cream?  
Inspirations great minds that work for a better world  
What Scares Me the'Belief in Violence' some men display  
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Quotation "I am in favour of Animal Rights as well as Human Rights. That is the way of a whole human being" Abraham Lincoln
Interests I want to learn Sanskrit  
Books The Animals' Lawsuit Against Humanity  
Music 60's, world music, blues, classic, jazz  
Movies The Peaceable Kingdom  
TV Shows Midsummer Murders, Inspector Rex  
Favorite Foods Vegan 'cheese'  
Favorite Places Home  
Can't Live Without lots of restorative Peace & Quiet  
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    Feb 5, 2007 5:05 AM

    Heather M. (11)

    I am particularly interested in the way we have come to 'own', as a species, a distorted view of the relationship between Humanity and Animals.

    Humanity is a pragmatic species.  Animals are more other-worldly.  They can teach us the Humility we need to find our true spiritual connection to The Universe. In return we MUST come to regard ourselves as their Compassionate Stewards.  But Man perpetually refuses to succumb to this intuitive understanding.  Instead He (i.e., the powers that be amongst us) finds it more self serving to emphasise EITHER the difference between the species, in order to deny animals their basic rights - such as to not be tortured! - OR, mistakenly emphasises the 'sameness' - such as many animal rights activists do..which can be counter-productive because it implies that animals have a right to be free from cruelty ONLY IF they are enough like us to deserve that!  Both perspectives are two sides of the one coin;

    Feb 4, 2007 10:54 AM

    Heather M. (11)

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    Feb 4, 2007 10:51 AM

    Heather M. (11)

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