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One day…

“One day the absurdity of the almost universal human belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable. We shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continue reading

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Are Cats and Dogs People, or Toasters? A Primer on Pet Personhood

Originally posted on Animal Blawg:
David Grimm  “Dogs Are People, Too”. So ran the headline of a New York Times op-ed over the weekend. The piece, written by Emory University neuroscientist Gregory Burns, argued that because dogs experience some of…

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Dissection: What’s the Point?

I ran across this thoughtful, well written post (by a 9th grader I might add) and I wanted to share it. What are your thoughts on dissection?

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Two Cows Went to Burger King

Photo courtesy of Tom Corson-Knowles.

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It’s Just a Bug

I almost didn’t write this post because I know I’ll be judged for it. I know this because if I’d read a post like this just over a year ago I would have judged the person who wrote it. I … Continue reading

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Some Pig!

“If any kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming they would never touch meat again. I was so moved by the intelligence, sense of fun and personalities of the animals I worked with on Babe, that by the … Continue reading

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