“Compassion for other living things is more important than pleasure. Many people scoff at vegetarianism because they love the taste of meat and cheese too much, but they are putting the pleasure of their taste buds ahead of the suffering of other living, feeling beings. You can be perfectly healthy on a vegetarian (even vegan) diet, so killing and torturing animals is absolutely unnecessary. Compassion is a much more fulfilling way to live than closing your eyes to suffering.”—38 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 38 Years | zen habits
How to: get past a CAPTCHA you can’t read, rescue a big dog from a burning house, tip appropriately in almost every situation, select the freshest bread from the supermarket, and more. Also, astrophysicist Summer Ash joins us for a round of “Ask a Rocket Scientist.”
My advice on how to stir your oil-separated peanut butter without making a mess: Poke a hole in the top of the peanut butter with your knife, a big enough hole so that some oil will pour down into it. Repeat until the oil isn’t spilling out. Stir.