It's an appeal to my human friends that since 'International Day of Action for Dogs and Cats in Korea' is on July 14, 2009,kindly take this oath to care for animal rights, join 'In Defense of Animals' ...I aren't asking you to turn vegetarian overnight but would it hurt if you raise your voice atleast once when you see someone smacking a street dog in the shed or would it be a herculean effort if you would kindly put some water for a thirsty canine in a midsummer noon?
Recently, Calvy read me a news story about the Karnataka Tourism Minister (Mr. Gali Janardhan Reddy) who 'gifted' a 42 crore worth of a diamond-studded crown to the 'GOD'! I understand the fact that the minister is a mine baron and has obscene amounts of currency at disposal yet I wonder, pardon me if I sound naive, why would god need such a gift? The dogged intuition that I inherited gives me this much of an insight that Gods don't crave for materialistic desires...the halo over their head requires no diamond studded crown to add sheen to its aura. What can a human offer to the great one?
There is a reason why Dog spelled backwards is God. Dogs and their reference in the mythology, as old as art itself, keep looking at us with ironical discomfort. In a society where religion dominates the psyche why not have the positives from the religion? The gods certainly don't need gold, do they? In ancient [...]