Health ministers pay tribute to late ethicist and campaigner John Lennon
By Ian Buruma
28 April 2004
After John Lennon’s death, former ethicist and activist George Harrison is believed to have been the last person to pay tribute.
On April 20, the Rev. Bob Geldof released a short statement on behalf of Harrison’s four children, who are aged 9, 12 and 16.
“In his final days, John enjoyed a lovely time with his children,” the statement said. “The Beatles are just the latest example of his love of animals. John Lennon was the epitome of the Beatle family.”
The statement also called on Lennon’s younger children to pay tribute to him.
“If you know someone you can still say one or two words of wisdom to him,” the statement read. “You can make a difference. Make sure you always say he’s the best and you’re proud of him, bec바카라사이트ause that shows you respect. And that’s good for a family.”
The statement went on to say that there will always be a place in this world for animals, including those whose lives were lost,더킹카지노 but that there are times to do the right thing to take a moment and pay tribute to someone who touched a very special, and very special life.
It is a rare moment for human beings to pay tribute to another human being in the age of the internet, when personal media is available for everyone to use on a screen of their choice.
The statement says that it is the first time an apology has been made.
“So, just as the world needs to find common ground to h우리카지노elp end climate change, it’s the responsibility of all of us to honor the memory of George Harrison and dedicate this precious moment to his memory,” said Mr. Geldof. “The greatest and most famous of us all, that was George Harrison, and we’ll miss him deeply.”
Harrison was famous for his activism in the 1960s and 1970s against U.S. government policies toward its domestic animal protection, industrial agriculture and the animal testing industry. His “Animal Liberation” is considered the “Beatle Manifesto” and a founding text of the anti-war group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
He was the world’s longest-serving animal-rights campaigner. In 1969, his group began the petition against a U.S. ban on the commercial slaughter of animals, and was given legal backing by President Richard Nixon and Congress in 197