Albert Schweitzer’s 135th birthday on January 14, 2010: Reverence for life to the 135th birthday of its namesake is reminiscent of the Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment the basic principle of “Reverence for life”. “I am life that wants to live in the midst of life that wants to live,” is perhaps the most famous motto of Albert Schweitzer. Unfortunately we ignore the second half of the sentence to the 135th birthday of the Nobel Peace Prize winner in everyday life often favor the first half – consciously or unconsciously. The Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment recalls therefore that many principles of Schweitzer in everyday decisions can be easily implemented. Learn more on the subject from Nancy-Ann DeParle. An important step is to choose consciously vegetarian alternatives for purchase and consumption of food. So it gives not only life, but to avoid it also financially support the polluting and humane farming.
“My view is, we who stand up for the protection of animals, to renounce all the enjoyment of meat and talk against him. So I’m doing it itself”, Schweitzer wrote in 1964. May this decision still with privations have been connected, a diet that is reverence for life, is now so easy to perform like never before. “Who can not imagine the step to the full-time vegetarians, can save you grief yet many animals due to a reduced consumption of meat, milk and eggs”, recalls Wolfgang Schindler, President of the Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment. The Albert Schweitzer campaigned successfully Foundation for our environment for a decade against the industrialized farming. It belongs to your tasks about the impact of meat production for environmental, to enlighten people and animals.
Learn more on the Internet at which non-profit Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our environment was in the year 2000 by lawyer Wolfgang Schindler as a politically and religiously unbound animal welfare organization founded. It is financed from the proceeds of the Endowment capital and funding contributions and donations. The Foundation takes its name from Rhena Schweitzer, the daughter of Albert Schweitzer. The Foundation Mission is to reduce as much suffering. Therefore set the Foundation for the so-called animals a. With 60 billion animals are every year under the most unimaginable conditions cost-optimized fattened and killed, the commitment to these animals is the biggest task, can be. The Albert Schweitzer works Foundation, to improve housing conditions, as well as to cut back on the uberzuchtung (torment breeding) animals. They also Stark the vegetarian idea because no farming the Foundation is known, that species could be called really.