The Nonviolence of the Kingdom… Towards Animals (Ben DeVries)

In Lincoln’s Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness, Joshua Wolf Shenk mentions an aspect of Abraham Lincoln’s childhood which I recognized in my own early development, an innate sensitivity.  Shenk adds that this sensitivity extended beyond the realm of solely human interest: He also took up a popular cause among sensitive [Read More…]