All Read, Reflect, React Entries

Bottled Water

$31,000,000,000 was spent during 2018 in the United States on bottled water. Approximately 1,500 water bottles are consumed per second in the United States. Which approximates 90,000 bottles hourly, or 2,200,000 bottles daily. It is estimated that 80% of the water bottles purchased in the United States end up in landfills. It takes about 1.4 …

The Story of Stuff: Stories

Do Fish Feel?

Most of us make the choice to have farm animals slaughtered so that we can eat them, I choose to believe that the majority of us think farm animals are sentient beings, intelligent feeling beings, more like us than not. We want to believe their sentience is considered during their brief confined lives and that …

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Holiday Dinner Foul Play

It is the time of year that I am unfortunately reminded of two articles. The first is titled There’s a grim reality behind your Thanksgiving turkey (Los Angeles Times Editorial Board) and the second article is titled Torture and Terror: Why Thanksgiving Is Tough For Turkeys (Katie Rucke). Judging from the excessive volume of turkey …

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