22 Nov '11, 7am

Whole Family Heals Bird's Body & Soul | Care2 Causes

@Thom L. I meant to answer your question personally. No, we will not be eating a bird on Thanksgiving as we are a vegan family. As for the question of Compass's soul...that I can not verify although I do believe animals have a soul. Similarly to us, they have nervous systems, instincts to protect their young, a seeming desire to live and escape pain...human and non-human animals are very similar indeed! What is the benefit of a soul, however, (if it is indeed a singularly human privilege) if its presence does not benefit the lives and environment of other living beings around it. It could be argued that the "soul" of some humans can not be verified either... *shrug* ;) I can verify that my soul and the souls of my family benefited greatly from this experience and are grateful to have had this opportunity to serve in the healing of this small living being. As for the title....

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