"Forgotten were the elementary rules of logic, that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence and that what can be asserted without evidence, can also be dismissed without evidence."
  - Christopher Hitchens
The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who think they've found it.Sir Terry Pratchett
Life is life – whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man’s own advantage.Sri Aurobindo

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Earthlings

Earth。ling … one who inhabits the earth

since we all inhabit the Earth, all of us are considered Earthlings.

Raw Zucchini Pasta with Avocado and Basil Cream

Raw Zucchini Pasta with a raw creamy avocado and basil sauce and sweet cherry tomatoes. It’s just as good as it sounds.

Hollandsche Appeltaart

Een heerlijke ouderwetse appeltaart, van een moderne grootmoeder. Deze taart bevat namelijk geen ei, zoals in het originele recept.

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Animal Kill Counter

ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED for food every year, displayed in a live counter per animal.

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” is a poem written by Robert Herrick in the 17th century. The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, Latin for seize the day.

Why The Horses?

During the Second World War, Marion Bienes (1925) was a victim under the regime of Nazi Germany. Trying to save her love she found herself locked up in prison, then […]

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Do not go gentle into that good night

Do not go gentle into that good night” is a poem by Dylan Thomas. Originally published in the journal Botteghe Oscure in 1951, it also appeared as part of the collection “In Country Sleep.”

Funeral Blues

Funeral Blues” or “Stop all the clocks” is a poem by W. H. Auden, first published in its final, familiar form in 1938, but based on an earlier version published in 1936.