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René Who?

DESCARTES’ DOG

Pity the dog
of René Descartes.
Spoke no French
and thus had no heart.
No thoughts, feelings
or wants had he,
mechanistic brain in poor body.

DESCARTES

Descartes
was the world’s
least observant
dog owner.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_rights#1641:_Descartes
http://science.jrank.org/pages/7246/Vivisection-An-ancient-history.html

 

 

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Wild and Free

Free to Be Let me be free to rest my head in un-collared comfort free from the pinch of your constant inquiry to roam at peace with my own rhythms free from the scrutiny of your pawing hands poking and … Continue reading

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Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering

We engineer our beloved breeds
to suit human standards
of form and taste,
never knowing, or not caring
that health and strength
have a special beauty
and carry their own genetic code.

Copyright © 2010 Monica Glickman

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