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Manfred Kuehn on Kant's Cosmopolitanism

Animal Ethics

They are dismissed by some as a "Eurocentric illusion," and praised by others as the answer to the problem of humanity's survival. Kant's political writings were an attempt to show how rational (or reasonable) ideas can be substituted for religious ones, and why indeed it is necessary for the good of mankind to reinterpret religious ideas to make them fit the needs of humanity. I'm a citizen of the United States (as well as some of its subdivisions, such as Texas and Fort Worth).

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Animal Ethics

Perhaps I should have gotten the house number and called the Humane Society or Fort Worth Animal Control. It's still hot in North Texas. Today, while running in 84ยบ heat (and excessive humidity), I noticed a dog lying on a slab of concrete in someone's back yard. It looked as though the dog was lying in the shadow of a basketball backboard. When I got done with my 3.1-mile run, I was drenched in sweat. I walked a quarter of a mile to the house to inspect.

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Birding Morelia

10,000 Birds

One of the advantages of Morelia as a birding/tourist destination is that we receive direct flights from Houston on United, Dallas/Fort Worth on American, and Los Angeles, Oakland, San Jose (California), and Chicago/Midway on the Mexican carrier Volaris. But they are very accessible to those who stay downtown, and they have lots of birds which are very accustomed to the presence of humans.

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