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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 18, 2016 11:22 pm

"Many systems that we collectively have been living amid and on which we rely appear to be failing. The easiest thing to do is to give up. But so much needs to be done, every mind and body is crucial for putting new systems in place. We need positive contributions. We don't need people to drop out."

-- Janisse Ray, activist, seed saver and writer
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 19, 2016 9:41 am

"But man is part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself."

-- Rachel Carson, renowned author of Silent Spring
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 19, 2016 9:45 am

"Any politician or scientist who tells you these [GMO] products are safe is either very stupid or lying."

-- David Suzuki, CC, OBC, Ph.D LLD, Geneticist
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 19, 2016 9:48 am

"Organic farming is a 100 percent solution to the health problem, to the unemployment problem, the poverty problem, and the water problem."

-- Dr. Vandana Shiva, environmental activist and author of HARMLESS HARVEST
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 23, 2016 12:45 am

"Genetic engineering has never been about saving the world. It's about controlling it."

--Dr. Vandana Shiva
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 23, 2016 12:51 am

"Monsanto and Bayer have a long history. They made explosives and lethally poisonous gases using shared technologies and sold them to both sides in the two world wars. The same war chemicals were bought by Allied and Axis powers, from the same manufacturers, with money borrowed from the same bank."

-- Dr. Vandana Shiva
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 23, 2016 12:57 pm

"Abusing and destroying science, journalism and democracy, to sell more chemicals and patented terminator seed, will starve the world and poison every last one of us fortunate enough to get some food."

-- Dr. Vandana Shiva
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 23, 2016 1:04 pm

"An awareness is growing that if the soil is deficient, then the carrot will be deficient. If the carrot is deficient, then we are deficient because our vitality is acquired from the soil."

Andrea Hayley, reporter
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 23, 2016 1:08 pm

"Let your food be your medicine and let your medicine be your food."

-- Hippocrates
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Oct 25, 2016 2:56 pm

"They're [humans are] eating everything!"
-- Tom Papa, stand-up comedian

Tom Papa says this in a routine where he pretends to be a guy who is reporting to God about the humans.
You can watch a clip of it by clicking on the link below.

http://www.laughfactory.com/videos/tom- ... nimals/405
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Postby Hellen19 » Oct 25, 2016 4:13 pm

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.

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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 1, 2016 12:16 pm

"Nature does not care about the economy."

-- David Suzuki, host of CBC's "The Nature of Things"
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 1, 2016 9:18 pm

"Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 1, 2016 9:19 pm

"Wherever man has left his footprints in the long ascent from barbarism to civilization, we find the hoofprint of a horse beside it." -- John Moore
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 4, 2016 12:37 pm

"We all live downstream." -- seen on a bumper sticker
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 7, 2016 11:26 am

"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease." -- Thomas Edison
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 16, 2016 7:13 pm

"Control the food supply, and you control the people." -- www.facebook.com/Stopmonsanto
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 17, 2016 9:25 pm

"Hunger is not the result of too little food being produced, but rather of marginalization and disempowerment of the poorest, who lack the purchasing power they need to procure the food that is available." -- Olivier De Schutter, former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 20, 2016 2:13 am

"All I ever wanted was a shoulder to crayon." -- Banksy :headbang:
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Postby CoffeehousePoet » Nov 20, 2016 7:11 pm

"VEGAN BECAUSE MY BODY ISN'T A GRAVEYARD" -- seen on a t-shirt
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Postby LULZmouse » Jan 8, 2017 12:34 pm

cowpoke: "Yer not one of those gol' darn vegematarians, are ya?"

vegan: "A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do."

cowpoke: "Well, that's good enough fer me!"
"Alrighty then." -- Ace Ventura, pet detective :glasses7:

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Postby BloodyHell » Feb 12, 2017 2:44 pm

"The problem with quotes that you find on the internet is that you never know if they are authentic or not." -- Abraham Lincoln
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Postby approvalbunny » Feb 21, 2017 3:22 pm

"As long as there are slaughterhouses, there will be battlefields." -- Leo Tolstoy
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Postby vpdevice » Mar 16, 2017 12:40 am

"Veganism is the radical notion that animals are not objects." -- unknown


 


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