In the Indian state of Maharashtra, buying beef has been made illegal. A New York Times article outlines the political arguments on both sides of India's current diet wars. It would seem that banning meat is a victory for kindness and ahimsa, yes? What happens when you mix in politics with your humanitarianism? Zoo carnivores like tigers must switch to chicken! What about the two-legged tigers?
Leading child psychotherapist Julie Lynn Evans believes easy and constant access to the internet is harming youngsters.
In an article posted in the UK's The Telegraph, a Canadian child-psychotherapist of 25 years cites her experience dealing with exploding numbers of disturbed children seeking help. She thinks the "pocket rocket" of smart phones with broadband access available to 80% of the children she sees is a contributing cause to troubled youth.