A Rat Is A Pig Is A Dog Is A Boy

A Rat Is A Pig Is A Dog Is A Boy

The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement

Book - 2010 | 1st American ed.
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For some activists, the animal rights ideology amounts to a quasi religion, one whose central doctrine declares a moral equivalence between the value of animal lives and the value of human lives. Smith believe that granting "rights" to animals would inevitably diminish human dignity.
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, c2010.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9781594033469
1594033463
Characteristics: xiii, 312 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Dean Koontz
Introduction
Part I: "For the animals"
Animal advocacy isn't what it used to be
"All animals are equal"
Animals are people too
Let it begin with apes
Here comes the judge
The Silver Spring monkey case
The death of a thousand cuts
Proselytizing children
Part II: By any means necessary
Advocating terror
Tertiary targeting
Praising with faith condemnation
Murder they wrote?
Part III: For the people
Animal rights vs. medical research
Our system of animal research
Ensuring the proper care of lab animals
Meat is not murder
Fur, hunting, and zoos
The importance of being human.
Summary: For some activists, the animal rights ideology amounts to a quasi religion, one whose central doctrine declares a moral equivalence between the value of animal lives and the value of human lives. Smith believe that granting "rights" to animals would inevitably diminish human dignity.

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