Are Zoos Necessary?

Are Zoos Necessary?  By Thornton W Blease Have you ever wondered if we should accept definitions from the past without challenge?  Should we accept the definitions, the good, bad, and indifferent all twirled together like a heteroglossic medley that accumulates in...
Wolves

Wolves

Wolves     The gray wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf or, simply, wolf, is a mammal of the order Carnivora. The gray wolf is the largest member of the family Canidae and also the most well known of wolves. Its shoulder height ranges from 0.6 to 0.9...
Hunting

Hunting

Why We Need Hunting There is a movement promoted by animal rightists to ban hunting in the United States and around the world.  These people believe that all animals are equal to people and, therefore, should not be hunted.  These animal rightists profess that no...
Review of E.O. Wilson’s “Biophilia”

Review of E.O. Wilson’s “Biophilia”

Book Review By Thornton W. Blease     Biophilia by E. O. Wilson, a two time Pulitzer Prize winning author and Evolutionary Biologist as well as a Harvard University professor, is a book consisting of nine intellectually crafted nonfiction essays.  The essays...
Deer and Squirrels

Deer and Squirrels

Problems with Deer and Squirrels in Your Yard?     Deer Eating Your Backyard Paradise? Deer are naturally shy of people. However, they have no qualms about browsing on your shrubbery and flower beds. The only foolproof method is fencing, but this can be expensive and...