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Beating Hearts

Author : Sherry F Colb
ISBN : 9780231540957
Genre : Nature
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How can someone who condemns hunting, animal farming, and animal experimentation also favor legal abortion, the deliberate destruction of a human fetus? The authors of Beating Hearts aim to reconcile this apparent conflict and examine the surprisingly similar strategic and tactical questions faced by activists in the pro-life and animal-rights movements. Beating Hearts maintains that sentience, or the ability to have subjective experiences, grounds a being’s entitlement to moral concern. The authors argue that nearly all human exploitation of animals is unjustified. Early abortions do not contradict the sentience principle because they precede fetal sentience, and Beating Hearts explains why the mere potential for sentience does not create moral entitlements. Late abortions do raise serious moral questions, which the authors explore by comparing the plight of women forbidden from having abortions to the plight of laying hens and dairy cows exploited for their reproductive products. These ethical explorations lead to a wider discussion of the strategies deployed by the pro-life and animal-rights movements. Should legal reforms precede or follow attitudinal changes? Do gory images win over or alienate supporters? Is violence ever principled? By probing the connections between debates about abortion and animal rights, Beating Hearts uses each highly contested set of questions to shed light on the other.

Our Beating Hearts

Author : Herd Midkiff
ISBN : 1943217556
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Beating Hearts

Author : Henry Stein
ISBN : OCLC:456458801
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Beating Heart

Author : A. M. Jenkins
ISBN : 9780061964558
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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This house is mine and I am its beating heart. She is a ghost: a figure glimpsed from the corner of your eye, a momentary chill, and a memory of secret kisses and hidden passion. He is 17 years old: Evan Calhoun, warm and alive, and ever since moving to this big abandoned house, he has dreamt of her. Ghost and boy fascinate each other–until her memories and his desire collide in a moment that changes them both. Combining verse fragments with chiseled prose, A. M. Jenkins captures the compelling voice of a long–dead ghost and the perspective of a modern teen, twining mystery and romance in this evocative, sensual, and unrelentingly engrossing novel. Ages 14+

Two Beating Hearts

Author : Jamie Campbell
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Only One of Us Can Survive. Wren knows only one thing: she is being hunted by the most powerful woman in Aria and she won’t stop until she is dead. Born a defective clone and cast out of society, Wren is a liability to have around because of her mirror image of the famous face. Reece is the soldier who let her escape. A dedicated member of the Resistance hiding in plain sight with the city’s trooper division, he is determined to change things from the inside. Being a spy is deadly, especially when every move he makes is being watched. When their paths cross everything changes. Wren must decide whether she can trust the soldier in order to find safety. When her best friend is taken by a guard, she has no choice except to beg Reece to help her find him. In a fight for justice, the truth, and the lives of all Defectives, Wren and Reece are the unlikely duo who must risk everything they’ve ever known for the cause. In the first book of the Aria Clones Trilogy, be prepared to question everything you’ve been told. Also in the Defectives Series: Three Fates Entwined (Short Prequel) Two Beating Hearts A Hundred Stolen Breaths One Spark of Hope

Two Beating Hearts

Author : Jamie Campbell
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Only One of Us Can Survive. Wren knows only one thing: she is being hunted by the most powerful woman in Aria and she won’t stop until she is dead. Born a defective clone and cast out of society, Wren is a liability to have around because of her mirror image of the famous face. Reece is the soldier who let her escape. A dedicated member of the Resistance hiding in plain sight with the city’s trooper division, he is determined to change things from the inside. Being a spy is deadly, especially when every move he makes is being watched. When their paths cross everything changes. Wren must decide whether she can trust the soldier in order to find safety. When her best friend is taken by a guard, she has no choice except to beg Reece to help her find him. In a fight for justice, the truth, and the lives of all Defectives, Wren and Reece are the unlikely duo who must risk everything they’ve ever known for the cause. In the first book of the Aria Clones Trilogy, be prepared to question everything you’ve been told. Also in the Defectives Series: Three Fates Entwined (Short Prequel) Two Beating Hearts A Hundred Stolen Breaths One Spark of Hope

Hearts Beating For Liberty

Author : Stacey M. Robertson
ISBN : 0807899488
Genre : Social Science
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Challenging traditional histories of abolition, this book shifts the focus away from the East to show how the women of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin helped build a vibrant antislavery movement in the Old Northwest. Stacey Robertson argues that the environment of the Old Northwest--with its own complicated history of slavery and racism--created a uniquely collaborative and flexible approach to abolitionism. Western women helped build this local focus through their unusual and occasionally transgressive activities. They plunged into Liberty Party politics, vociferously supported a Quaker-led boycott of slave goods, and tirelessly aided fugitives and free blacks in their communities. Western women worked closely with male abolitionists, belying the notion of separate spheres that characterized abolitionism in the East. The contested history of race relations in the West also affected the development of abolitionism in the region, necessitating a pragmatic bent in their activities. Female antislavery societies focused on eliminating racist laws, aiding fugitive slaves, and building and sustaining schools for blacks. This approach required that abolitionists of all stripes work together, and women proved especially adept at such cooperation.

The Turtle S Beating Heart

Author : Denise Low
ISBN : 9780803294936
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Denise Low recovers the life and times of her grandfather, Frank Bruner (1889-1963), whose expression of Lenape identity was largely discouraged by mainstream society."--Provided by publisher.

A Darkly Beating Heart

Author : Lindsay Smith
ISBN : 9781626720459
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A troubled girl confronts her personal demons in this time-travel thriller alternating between present day and 19th century Japan. No one knows how to handle Reiko. She is full of hatred; all she can think about is how to best hurt herself and those people closest to her. After a failed suicide attempt at her home in Seattle, Reiko's parents send her to spend the summer with family in Japan, hoping she will learn to control her emotions. But while visiting Kuramagi, a historic village preserved to reflect the nineteenth-century Edo period, Reiko finds herself slipping backward in time into the nineteenth-century life of Miyu, a young woman even more vengeful than Reiko herself. Reiko loves escaping into Miyu's life . . . until she discovers Kuramagi's dark secret and must face down Miyu's demons as well as her own.

Strange Heart Beating

Author : Eli Goldstone
ISBN : 9781783783519
Genre : Fiction
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Seb's beautiful, beloved wife Leda has been killed by a swan. Sorting through her belongings after her death, he comes across a packet of unopened letters from Olaf, a man whom Leda had never mentioned. Floundering professionally and sunk by grief, he decides to travel to Leda's home village in Latvia to patch her story together. But with each new person that he turns to for answers, Seb is met instead by more questions about Leda, her past and their life together. A darkly funny, seductive novel that confronts the black undercurrent of possession inherent in love, Strange Heart Beating is a breathtaking debut from an author whose vision is both acerbic and tender.

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