Daily Archives: February 1, 2020

Abelismo e Disabelismo

Ableism can be defined as:  “discrimination and social prejudice against people with disabilities or who are perceived to have disabilities.”  As is often the case, when we look at the word able, we tend to find a complicated set of … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: MC5

MC5 is one of those groups that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominating Committee has been signalling as belonging in the RRHOF for some time, but the voters as a whole have not bought it.  Looking at their … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Be A Good Creature

How To Be A Good Creature:  A Memoir In Thirteen Animals, by Sy Montgomery, illustrated by Rebecca Green This book is the sort that provides accidental insight that the author does not entirely intend.  In reading about the book, it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Spiritual Nature Of Animals

The Spiritual Nature Of Animals:  A Country Vet Explores The Wisdom, Compassion, And Souls Of Animals, by Karlene Stange This book is a disappointment largely because it does not live up to the claims of its title.  Given that the … Continue reading

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Book Review: God Of All Creation

God Of All Creation:  Life Lessons From Pets And Wildlife, by James Robison with James Randall Robison It is little surprise that people would look to animals for spiritual insights.  Such phenomena are well known from the Bible itself and … Continue reading

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