Where Food Comes From

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FOOD” Documentary – A Revealing Look at the Sourcing of Our Modern Food Supply  Thanks to Mercola.com January 11, 2014 Visit the Mercola Video Library By Dr. Mercola “Food” is a 30-minute documentary that investigates how demand for more and cheaper food has dramatically altered the entire food chain. Today, food production revolves around efficiency—the ability to produce more for less. The ramifications of this mindset are wide-ranging and far-reaching… As KPBS’ Joanne Faryon reports, “the food chain no longer looks like it used to.” Fish no longer eat other fish, and cattle eat very little grass, which is their …

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Is Christianity Animal-Friendly?

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Is Christianity Animal-Friendly? Kimberley C. Patton   Read complete article at Harvard Divinity School. In Review | Books The Friends We Keep: Unleashing Christianity’s Compassion for Animals, by Laura Hobgood-Oster. Baylor University Press, 230 pages, $19.95. BUILDING ON HER RECENT Holy Dogs and Asses: Animals in the Christian Tradition (2008), which aimed to recover the lost history of animals in Christianity, Laura Hobgood-Oster in her new book, The Friends We Keep: Unleashing Christianity’s Compassion for Animals, offers a passionate call to Christians to attend to animal suffering. A religion and environmental studies scholar, Hobgood-Oster reminds the Christian world of the long-standing mutual relationship between people …

Cellular Memories in Organ Transplants

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Some of those who receive heart transplants have an uncanny recollection of the lives of their donors. Read: Knowing By Heart: Cellular Memory in Heart Transplants by Kate Ruth Linton If we take in the memories of the owner of the heart we take into our bodies, why would it be impossible for us to take into our bodies the memories of the animals we eat? Could our depression, dismal view of the world, our mental illnesses – could they be related to our revival of the memories of utter mysery of the animals we eat? In plain text that link …