SPECIESISM, by Joan Dunayer, Part Deux

Animal Person

No frog, toad, or salamander ever was our forebear. I realize that in writing about "old speciesism" I failed to define this term that Dunayer uses. I think of "old speciesism" as analogous to racism and sexism in that it is exploitation based on species. The advocacy component of old speciesism isn't the campaign to end that exploitation, however. Instead, it is the campaign to modify it.