Hal Herzog's "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat"

Animal Person

Hal Herzog’s “ Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat ” (Harper 2011), though fascinating, is ultimately depressing for vegans and animal rights activists. Over at Animal Rights and AntiOppression , we’ve been discussing tactics and sharing our thoughts and experiences about what works and doesn’t work when it comes to advocacy. Well, as it turns out neither a trip to a slaughterhouse nor killing an animal yourself is powerful enough to make people go vegan.

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4 The Love Of Animals

We believe in the importance of the human-animal bond, and our goal is preserve that bond for individuals who are at risk of losing their pets during difficult times. people helping animalsWe are in love with PAWS NY for the work they are doing. PAWS NY is an non-profit that helps the elderly and disabled care for their pets. They’re 100% volunteer, and recently some of their volunteers put together the above video to help spread the word about the work they do.

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Philip E. Devine on the Overflow Principle

Animal Ethics

I propose that the moral significance of the suffering, mutilation, and death of non-human animals rests on the following, which may be called the overflow principle: Act towards that which, while not itself a person, is closely associated with personhood in a way coherent with an attitude of respect for persons. The application of the overflow principle to animals is as follows. Man is not only a rational being, but also an animal.

The Power of Pets Initiative

4 The Love Of Animals

Spring 2011. Mars Petcare and Human-Animal Interaction. For decades, Mars Petcare – through its world-renowned WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition – has led the way in research in Human-Animal Interaction (HAI), the scientific field that studies the bond between humans and companion animals. The Power of Pets Initiative originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on October 1, 2010. Mars Petcare recently launched The Power of Pets!

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