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Circle Of Compassion

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  2. 2. “ Our task must be to free ourselves — by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein ~
  3. 3. T reat no creature lightly and think no thing is useless, for everything has a moment and everything has its place. ~ Pirke Avot 4:3 ~
  4. 15. “ . . . since the love and tenderness of the mother for the young are not produced by reasoning, but by feeling, this faculty exists not only in humans but in most living beings.” ~ Rabbi Moses ben Maimon ~
  5. 26. “ . . . no matter whether they belong to the higher group as human beings or to the lower group, the animals, all beings primarily seek peace, comfort and security.”  ~ His Holiness The Dalai Lama ~
  6. 32. “ A good deed done to an animal is as meritorious as a good deed done to a human being, while an act of cruelty to an animal is a bad as an act of cruelty to a human being.” ~ Prophet Mohammed ~ ~ Prophet Mohammed ~ ~ Prophet Mohammed ~
  7. 40. “ An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.” ~ Spiritual Zionist, Martin Buber ~ ~ Spiritual Zionist, Martin Buber ~ ~ Spiritual Zionist, Martin Buber ~ ~ Spiritual Zionist, Martin Buber ~
  8. 44. “ Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.” ~ Albert Schweitzer ~ ~ Albert Schweitzer ~ ~ Albert Schweitzer ~
  9. 45. “ Whatever you do unto the least of my brothers, you do it unto me.” ~ Matthew 25:40 ~
  10. 46. “ The question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? But rather, Can they suffer?” ~ Jeremy Bentham ~ ~ Jeremy Bentham ~ ~ Jeremy Bentham ~ ~ Jeremy Bentham ~
  11. 49. “ The thinking person must oppose all cruel customs no matter how deeply rooted in tradition or surrounded by a halo…. We need a boundless ethic which includes the animals also.” ~ Albert Schweitzer ~ ~ Albert Schweitzer ~ ~ Albert Schweitzer ~
  12. 50. “ One without inner strength must show their strength through domination and destruction.” ~ rev McDill ~
  13. 51. “ In the killing of animals there is cruelty, rage, and the accustoming of oneself to the bad habit of shedding innocent blood.” ~ Rabbi Joseph Albo ~ ~ Rabbi Joseph Albo ~ ~ Rabbi Joseph Albo ~
  14. 53. “ One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal and get away with it.” ~ Margaret Mead ~ ~ Margaret Mead ~
  15. 56. “ Anyone who has accustomed himself to regard the life of any living creature as worthless is in danger of arriving also at the idea of worthless human lives.” ~ Albert Schweitzer ~ ~ Albert Schweitzer ~ ~ Albert Schweitzer ~ ~ Albert Schweitzer ~
  16. 58. "To ignore and do nothing is to condone."    ~  rev McDill ~  rev McDill ~  rev McDill ~  rev McDill
  17. 59. “ We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the devil in human form. ” ~ William Ralph Inge ~ ~ William Ralph Inge ~ ~ William Ralph Inge ~
  18. 62. “ If [man] is not to stifle his human feelings, he must practice kindness towards animals, for he who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” ~ Immanuel Kant ~ ~ Immanuel Kant ~ ~ Immanuel Kant ~
  19. 63. “ It should not be believed that all beings exist for the sake of the existence of man.  . . . . . .
  20. 64. . . . . . . On the contrary, all the other beings too have been intended for their own sakes and not for the sake of anything else.” ~ Rabbi Moses ben Maimon ~
  21. 66. “ One who harms animals, directly or indirectly, has not understood deeds of sin. Those whose minds are at peace . . . do not desire to live at the expense of others.” ~ Jainism ~ ~ Jainism ~ ~ Jainism ~
  22. 69. “ All living things fear being beaten with clubs. All living things fear being put to death. Putting oneself in the place of the other, Let no one kill nor cause another to kill.” ~ Dhammapada verse no. 129 ~ ~ Dhammapada verse no. 129 ~ ~ Dhammapada verse no. 129 ~ ~ Dhammapada verse no. 129 ~ ~ Dhammapada verse no. 129 ~ ~ Dhammapada verse no. 129 ~
  23. 73. "Killing animals for sport, for pleasure, for adventures, and for hides and furs is a phenomenon which is at once disgusting and distressing.  There is no justification in indulging in such acts of brutality. . . . .
  24. 74. . . . . . Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to a man.  Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not to die, so do other creatures.” ~ His Holiness The Dalai Lama ~
  25. 75. “ There is not an animal on the earth, nor a flying creature on two wings, but they are people like unto you.” ~ Qur’an ~
  26. 85. “ Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” ~ Anatole France ~
  27. 86. “ Turn not a deaf ear to those entrusted in our care, for it is our lives too that hang in the balance.” ~ rev McDill ~ ~ rev McDill ~ ~ rev McDill ~
  28. 87. This we know. The earth does not belong to people: People belong to the earth. This we know. All things are connected Like the blood which unites one family. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the earth Befalls the children of the earth. People did not weave the web of life, They are merely a strand in it. Whatever they do to the web, They do to themselves. ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~ ~ Chief Seattle ~
  29. 88. Compiled & Edited by Rev. A. McDill Dedicated to the universal understanding of those with whom we share this planet and how it will ultimately shape our relationships with each other.   C ongregation M oab http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CongregationMoab http://messenger1002.blogspot.com
  30. 89. http://messenger1002.blogspot.com

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