I am Emma

Originally posted on Emma's Hope Book:
“What is your name?” someone might ask.  It’s a simple question, but when I try to make the sounds that form my name, other words push and shove their way forward.  Instead, “you may not spit,” or “Rosie’s not here!” are examples of seemingly random nonsensical, declarations that…

Are You An Anthropocentrist?

Originally posted on Laura Grace Weldon:
? Paradise, by Gillis d’Hondecoeter circa 1575 When I was growing up we were taught humans were at the top of every chart, far superior to all other living beings. Our textbooks, illustrated with stereotypical images of “cave men,” proved the assertion with a long list of what our species…