I love eating meat. Nothing beats a succulent medium rare steak. Recently I watched a film called Earthlings http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=6361872964130308142#, narrated by Joaquin Pheonix, which highlights the five ways which humanity uses animals.
I think its a film which fellow meat eaters should watch. Its really made me question whether I need to eat as much meat as I do, where its coming from, how its killed.
If I no longer had the option to buy my meat from the supermarket or butcher, but instead had to slay the animal myself, I really dont think I could do it. Do you think you could?
I often hear people say that they o
Global warming is big in the news at the moment what with the copenhagen meeting.
For a long time I had bought into the hype, the fearmongering images of doomsday type scenarios, the theory that humankind was to blame.
A couple of years ago I remember seeing a climate change related advert on tv, a cartoon polar bear is happy walking along minding his own business. Suddenly the ice begins to melt until he is stranded on a tiny block. He then starts sinking and it cuts to a slogan about how we need to change. I felt terrible thinking of all the polar bears, such strong and proud animals, drowning and helpless.
Cut to a couple of weeks ago a
I have a dilemma.
My cousin has finished his GCSEs (exams for 16 year olds in england) and has decided he wants to go on to do a degree in fine art. My problem is, I know a lot of people who have done art or art related degrees, and have ended up not getting anything out of it. Im fairly sure he only wants to do it for the sake of doing something.
The creative education system in my eyes is pretty damn flawed. I went to college and studied graphic design for two years, my course ran alongside an illustration course.
There was this semi mentally retarded illustration student. If you saw his drawings you would have thought a 5 year old had