If the current trend continues, “river rights” will exert a tremendously destructive force.
Novelist Barbara Kingsolver seriously asserts, in her review of a novel in which trees are characters, that they are people too.
The Alfie Evans saga continues to roil the U.K., and it is increasingly looking like the Terri Schiavo case.
Says Jonah Goldberg, “One cheer (and maybe two) for non-human personhood.”
Anyone interested in the grim history of Social Darwinism in America, or debates over scientific racism and the sanctity of human life, will want to see this documentary.