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Speciesism

Consider the Slaughterhouse

Bob Comis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Bob Comis

The ultimate purpose of my farm, though not the whole point, is to raise animals to be slaughtered so that we can eat their meat. Though it is arguably better to treat an animal as an animal rather than a widget, in either case we are assuming that an animal does not have the same capacity for feeling as a human.

It's Right to Give Animals Rights

Kimberly Tan | Posted 06.30.2012 | Teen
Kimberly Tan

Despite the huge progress made in promoting universal human rights, the advancement of animal rights has remained disturbingly stagnant throughout history.

"Speciesism: The Movie" May Change Your Worldview

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

Not only does Speciesism: The Movie ask these life-changing questions, but it does so while taking viewers on an adventure that is tremendously entertaining and often laugh-out-loud funny.

Disclaimer: I Am Not in Favor of Horse Slaughter, But...

Kathy Stevens | Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact
Kathy Stevens

For sure, horse slaughter is awful, but it's symptomatic of far knottier problems. If our goal is to help animals, we need to get our arms around those problems, too. We need more laws, more regulation, more sanctuaries.

Who Is Really Occupying Your Plate?

Nil Zacharias | Posted 01.09.2012 | Green
Nil Zacharias

Eating animals is a practice that shapes and is shaped by the same mentality that enables other oppressions that we accuse governments and big corporations of.

Animal Minds and the Foible of Human Exceptionalism

Marc Bekoff | Posted 10.05.2011 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Nonhuman animals (animals) are magnificent and amazing beings. Surely we have no right to intrude wantonly into the lives of other animals or to judge them or blame them for our evil ways.