Friday, May 04, 2007

Why Hunting Is Good Medicine For Youth, Society And The Environment

By Dr. Randall Eaton

I highly recommend this article to everyone, including non-hunters and anti-hunters. This article, if not the solution to youth violence and disturbed minds at least provides some of the answers why our youth is so messed up in the inner cities.

Hunting Is Good Medicine
(This is a PDF file)

About Dr. Randall Eaton
Dr. Randall Eaton is an internationally known authority in animal behavior and wildlife conservation. PBS TV's NOVA interviewed him about how hunting has preserved and recovered endangered species. The speech he gave at Game Coin on the importance of hunting to conservation in North America was carried by CBS TV National News. His speech in Toronto on why hunting is good medicine for bad kids received national and international media coverage including CBC and BBC. He has been interviewed in Sports Illustrated, Saturday Review, NY Times, Washington Post and LATimes. The recipient of two national book awards, he recently completed From Boys to Men of Heart: Hunting as Rite of Passage. He produced "The Sacred Hunt," all-time, top-selling documentary about hunting and winner of 11 awards. Dr. Eaton has held faculty positions in zoology, psychology, wildlife and humanities at several major universities. He was "Distinguished Conservationist Lecturer" at North Carolina State University and "Distinguished Visiting Scholar" at University of Alberta. He lectures widely on university campuses and to conservation groups in North America and Europe.

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Matt said...

Great article, Othmar. This is the second time I've tried to comment on it; the first didn't post for some reason.

Othmar Vohringer said...

Thanks Matt. Sorry to hear you had posting problems. Blogger is known for being a bit temperamental at times.

-Othmar Vohringer-

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