INDEPENDENT QUAKER JOURNALISM SINCE 1843
CONTENTS – VOL 168 NO 48 3 Active nonviolence is on the rise 4 UK ‘shamed’ on International Children’s Day 5 Open letter to agriculture minister Jim Paice 6 Corks on the wave of public opinion Ken Veitch 7 Young Friends and our Business Method Nick Rendle 8-9 Letters 10-12 Harmonies and correspondence An interview with Wolfgang Tillmans 14-15 Living more faithfully with non-human animals Ann Johnson 16 q-eye: witness 17 Friends & Meetings
I was early convinced in my mind that true religion consisted in an inward life wherein the heart doth love and reverence God the Creator and learns to exercise true justice and goodness not only toward all men but also toward the brute creation…; that as by his breath the flame of life was kindled in all animal and sensitive creatures, to say we love God… and at the same time exercise cruelty toward the least creature… was a contradiction in itself.
John Woolman, 1772
Cover image: Thousands of broiler chickens are crammed into sheds where they are raised for meat consumption. Photo: Viva! www.viva. org.uk. See pages 14-15. Images on this page: Europe and Middle East Young Friends at their annual meeting in Bad Pyrmont, Germany, earlier this month. Photos: YFGM/flickr CC.
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