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"Joyful Curmudgeon" An oxymoron?
No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.


Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine - 22 Mar 2006
By Mary T. Hoffman

In yesterday’s Blog I wrote about mainstream scientists who are working to bring biomedical research into the 21st century.

Today I want to tell you about another group of doctors who are also doing excellent work: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).

These dedicated physicians are working to save time and money that are wasted on worthless, redundant research utilizing animals.

If you want to see whether or not that solicitation you just received from a charity uses animals visit: 

In 2002 I wrote a letter to the CEO of KeyCorp about their support of the March of Dimes. Here is a part of that letter:

“In this day and age, in the eyes of more and more people, experimentation on animals is fast becoming archaic, unnecessary, and thoroughly distasteful. It also has the potential to harm humans, as in the case of thalidomide, etc., since results with animals may not be applicable to humans. In addition, time and money are wasted on worthless, redundant research.

There are many charities that do not fund animal research. Some are listed on the web site”

For the complete letter see: 

(There are other letters published on our website, as well.)

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