A Search For Compassion

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  • Awesome presentation. Vegan power =P

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  • i love the quotation of alice walker (the animals of the world exist for their own reasons...) i'm vegan and i can just say: go vegan and respect the interests of other sentient beings!
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  • A Search For Compassion

    1. 1. The Importance of Inspiring Change in a world set in it’s ways
    2. 2. Com-pas-sion n.   Deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with the wish to relieve it. Op-pres-sion 1. the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. Activism Opposing oppression due to a sense of compassion.
    3. 6. <ul><li>Animals exist for us to eat </li></ul><ul><li>Animals are property </li></ul><ul><li>Animals can be exploited without consideration of their feelings </li></ul>
    4. 7. “ The Animals of the world exist for their own reasons, they were not created for men any more than blacks were created for whites or women for men.” Author of The Color Purple
    5. 8. I Am a Mother I Am a Daughter I Am a Son I am Someone’s Friend I Am Someone
    6. 9. But what good does disagreeing do? After all, our Values and Beliefs mean nothing unless we live by them.
    7. 10. <ul><li>First, I adjusted my life so that I was living according to my morals to the best of my knowledge and ability </li></ul><ul><li>Then I got involved in Activism </li></ul>
    8. 11. <ul><li>Animals have no voice to speak and fight for their own freedom. If the their oppression is going to end, someone else has to stand up for them. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Take Sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Eli Wiesel </li></ul>
    9. 20. <ul><li>&quot;Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.“ </li></ul><ul><li> -Margaret Mead </li></ul>
    10. 22. <ul><li>“ Be the change </li></ul><ul><li>you want to see in the world.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Mahatma Ghandi </li></ul>

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