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Truth – 27 April 2009

These quotations make it obvious that humans have known the truth for thousands of years. There is no excuse for the cruelty that continues to be so prevalent in the world today – much of it hidden by animal agriculture interests and in animal-utilizing laboratories.

“For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men [people] are without excuse.”
– The Epistle of Paul to the Romans, 1:20, New International Version

“The highest realms of thought are impossible to reach without first attaining an understanding of compassion.”
– Socrates (469–399 B.C.) Greek Philosopher

"We understand why children are afraid of darkness, but why are men [people] afraid of light?"
– Plato (427?–347 B.C.) Greek philosopher (student of Socrates)

“The high-minded man [person] must take care more for truth than for what people think.”
– Aristotle (384–322 B.C.) Greek philosopher, scientist, logician (student of Plato)

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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.

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