Questioner: In the first part of the question it was talking about deer, for example, in this part of the country we hear a number of reports that the deer population is getting very large, and so they have hunting seasons, and the hunters then claim that through their sport of hunting they are also controlling the deer population and helping out the deer population. Could you specifically comment on that?
The Council: Again, if it is to put a useful purpose to the meat, to the…Continue
Questioner: The first question that we have is on the treatment of animals. The question is: In some of our wild game areas, it is claimed that deer and some other animals, if left alone, will multiply to the point that starvation will occur. Hunting seasons are justified on this basis. Ranchers claim that certain predatory animals must be killed to protect their sheep, cattle, etc. Would you comment regarding the morality of these situations?
The Council: If the rules or laws are set…Continue
Questioner: One other question in regards to using animals that are used quite frequently for product research. I have heard of one example where rabbits were used for hair spray, where hair spray was sprayed into the eyes of rabbits to see if it would be harmful to the eyes if it was accidentally sprayed into the eyes of people.
The Council: A simple guideline: Hair spray, is that essential to the physical body?
Questioner: I don't think so.
The Council: Then such…Continue
Humor is the Healing Balm
Earlier, during this trance William LePar's spiritual source, The Council, injected humor into the answers to some of the questions. It seems that there were some in attendance who were surprised by the humorous nature that The Council demonstrated.
The Council: After all, you are just like us. We would say that we are just like you, but it is obvious that is not the case. You know, your sense of humor does not leave with the physical body. A sense of…