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From: Dr. Who <worldsocialismchicago@...>
Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2002 8:08 PM
> I wish to complement you on your really most excellent piece on Buddhism.
> have known of the horrors of dog torture in many Asian countries for a
> time. You have done well to give the Buddhists some responsibility for
> this, or at least for not denouncing it. Your article should be cc'ed to
> every newsgroup that has to do with asian culture, buddhism or dogs. A
> really excellent piece.
> My 9-year-old, Sydney, has become very animal rightsist in recent months.
> He has always been a vegetarian, which is how I raised him. He started a
> sort of "gang" (nonviolent) with other kids his age called the Piggy God
> (non religious). It is very interesting. It not only celebrates all
> Piggish, but all things animal too. You have to be a vegetarian to be in
> the group, so now two other kids have become vegetarian as well. I take
> pride in his sensitivity to life and his early critique of the
> of animals, which he understands in capitalist terms (having had enough
> conversations with his socialist father).
> Keep up the good writing. The Buddhist one was really good.
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