To all my friends at Planet: I care passionately about 'all creatures great and small' throughout the world. In honor of them, I'd like to cite these two quotations: "The abuse of a harmless thing is the essence of sin." (A. W. Tozer (1897-1963) and "The question is not, can they reason? Nor, can they talk? But: can they suffer?" (Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) abby January 6, 2010

Guns, Knives, Hammers and Bricks*

One of the most common, if not the most common, arguments used against those who want to ban guns for the purpose of saving  human lives, is that it...

A Newbie’s Take On PlanetPOV

What cheek.   A newbie,  in this case someone who's been here less than a fortnight, publishing an article related to PlanetPOV's standing and progress, as a new site.  It is a post...

A Wee Post… wish all of you a joyous New year and to thank  you for the warm welcome you have given me here at Planet. abby

When To Give Terrorists What They Want And When Not To

Most, if not all, of us here are familiar with the argument some terrorists give in defence of their attacks upon the West. It's our foreign policy. And you...