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Creación de Mujeres y Naturaleza

Escrito por Nuria Querol i Viñas. Publicado en Relación.

Creación de Mujeres y NaturalezaMujeres y Naturaleza somos una asociación y red de simbiosis cooperativa entre mujeres muy diversas en edades, estudios, cultura, trabajos, aficiones, y lugares de residencia. Nos une un sentimiento común de afinidad y de afecto hacia el conjunto de los seres vivos y nuestro planeta terrestre, y queremos luchar contra la alienación respecto a la naturaleza y la ausencia de interacciones respetuosas con ella.…

Crime and Violence

Escrito por Nuria Querol i Viñas. Publicado en Relación.

Crime and ViolenceIn August this year, the Western Cape Province Parliament invited members of the public to testify before a Standing Committee on Community Safety on ways and means to combat crime and violence. Taliep Lewis, former leader of the Fluffy Kids gang that once brought terror and havoc to residents of the Cape Flats, took the stand at the Civic Centre, Cape Town, on August 10. This was his message.…

Animal Emotions and Animal Sentience and Why They Matter

Escrito por Marc Bekoff. Publicado en Relación.

Animal Emotions and Animal Sentience and Why They Matter

Discussions of animal emotions and animal sentience are wonderful for raising difficult and frustrating questions. This chapter is intended to be a nontraditional essay and I hope it generates kind discussion and that what I talk about is not dismissed on the grounds that I’m simply losing my mind. I assure you I’m not. Well, at least I think I’m not. I simply want to put forth some ideas that some might find controversial. Throwing caution to the wind is a good thing to do from time to time. It makes us dig deeply into our minds and hearts to see who we are and what we think about matters at hand. And sometimes we don’t like where we end up, which can be outside of our comfort zones.…