2011 January

January 16, 2011

Humanity: A disease, or the cure?

[Translate] I have noticed a “falling of spirit” within the movement for positive global change. Many of my friends and colleagues have shown a significant level of despair, as of late. More than just a few of my recent detailed conversations regarding the state of our planet with people I[…]

January 13, 2011

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch & the beginning of the end for disposable plastic

[Translate]   SIGN THE PETITION TELLING CONGRESS TO PLACE A HEFTY ENVIRONMENTAL TAX ON EVERY PLASTIC BAG USED IN COMMERCE. We have many serious issues facing our society today, such as a severely struggling economy, elevated criminal activity, flawed health care, social security issues and lack of gainful employment, just[…]

January 12, 2011

Got milk? Not a chance in Hell! The truth about dairy!

[Translate] There is only one obvious reason that cows generate milk, and that is to feed calves, not humans. It is highly unlikely that nature intended us, as the human species, to suckle a bovine’s mammary gland for sustenance. In fact, a cow’s milk is specifically designed to turn an[…]

January 11, 2011

The True Horror and Inadequacy of Vivisection

[Translate] When people hear of medical experiments, they often think of such heightened and lofty goals as finding a cure for cancer, AIDS or Multiple Sclerosis without being aware or caring that with every physical victory comes years of agonizing spiritual defeat. To be truly honest, injecting a silver-back gorilla[…]

January 6, 2011

Stop Buying Extinction!

[Translate]   The biggest problems we face regarding extinction relate directly to animal agriculture. For obvious reasons, it is a difficult subject to tackle because of the vast effect that the factory farming (which we at AELLA like to refer to as the “factory food” industry, because it encompasses fast[…]

January 5, 2011

“Screaming into a plastic bag”

[Translate] “Screaming into a plastic bag” Muffled are the sounds that utter from lips when spoken in a plea for understanding. Drowned out by the rivers of apathy, do all cries for compassion fade off into oblivion. Bound from head to toe in Saran Wrap, unable to breathe or hear[…]

January 4, 2011

Unite for the wolf!

[Translate] The war that humans have generated against wolves has had several flames lit under it, such as stories pertaining to humans being attacked by them. News items, similar to the one regarding the Alaskan jogger who was found dead, supposedly killed by wolves, have only served to douse petroleum[…]

January 3, 2011

The Silent Victims of Rape

[Translate] Sad statistics compiled by the United States Department of Justice report that a woman is raped every 2 minutes, somewhere in the United States of America, alone, and according to the American Medical Association, sexual violence, rape in particular, is considered the most under-reported violent crime. The most common[…]

January 3, 2011

STOPCRUSH.ORG

[Translate] For those who do not realize, animal crush video does indeed, exist. The videos generally feature, but do not limit themselves to, small live animals, such as kittens, puppies, mice and bunnies being slowly tortured in the most horrific ways imaginable. They are burned alive, cut with pruning sheers,[…]