THEME TWO - MAY: towards RfL AWARENESS WEEK 2019

28 May 2019

Theme Two

Reverence for Life is:

TREATING ALL CREATURES WITH RESPECT, KINDNESS & EMPATHY

Seeking to:  help and enhance life to reach its full potential;

Avoiding to:  harm, inhibit or destroy life.

 

       

Starting small:

- Instead of spreading slug pellets which can kill hedgehogs and other small garden animals, try using the coffee grounds from your cafftiere – slugs and snails hate the gritty grounds,  which make a natural and free fertiliser / mulch for your plants.

OR - for instance:

- Instead of swatting spiders in your home, catch them in a glass and set them free outside.  But also remember - they catch flies, for which you might thank them.

 

But then go on to consider what is done to animals by intensive farming methods, in slaughter houses, during blood-sports, in scientific experiments, during the destruction of rainforests and the pollution of the oceans ...

 

And finally ponder the implications and causes of what we are told about endangered species, rates of extinction due to loss of habitat, poaching, over hunting and fishing and the poisoning of habitats by chemicals ...

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