Fighting for animal liberation and an end to speciesism
Transcript of Dr. Will Tuttle's Guest Chat of 9 January 2010 at:
3pm US Pacific Time
6pm US Eastern
11pm UK Time
and 10 January 2010 at:
9am Australian Eastern Standard Time
Sitting back watching TV tonight Channel 10 was doing a little bit of heavy promotion for their 2011 News and Current Affairs line up. George Negus came on to give us a little promo of what he will be doing regarding the new lineup.
The thing that got me interested in what he was saying was one simple statement that he made. Now the quote isn’t exactly verbatim, though the general gist of it should be ok. He said something along the lines of He asks the 1 question that other reporters…Continue
In the new book, Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation, Co-author Professor Robert Garner says this:…Continue
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ARZone Open Forum Transcript
25 December 2010 at:…Continue
Transcript of Jose Valle’s ARZone Guest Chat
18 December 2010 at:
2pm US Pacific Time
5pm US Eastern Time…Continue
Veteran animal liberationist Ronnie Lee looks back at an article he wrote 35 years ago.
In 1975 I wrote a review, entitled ‘How Long Shall These Things Be?’, of Richard D. Ryder’s book Victims of Science for Peace News…
An Unequal Right to Life – by Joan Dunayer, New-Speciesist Philosophy, Speciesism, pages 94 – 98
Pluhar doesn’t accord all sentient beings – or even all mammals and birds – an equal right to life, She writes, “It is morally preferable for a human to kill and eat a fish than to slaughter and barbecue a chicken (let alone a calf, a monkey, or another human). It is also better to eat clams than fish.” Especially given that a calf’s remains will feed a human…
In The Longest Journey Begins with a Single Step: Promoting Animal Rights by Promoting Reform (http://www.satyamag.com/sept06/singer-friedrich.html), Peter Singer and PETA's Bruce Friedrich claim that an "odd" controversy has developed in "recent years" about whether animal advocates ought to pursue animal welfare as a means to achieve animal rights. This controversy is…Continue
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Transcript of Prof. Rob Garner’s ARZone Chat of
11 December 2010 at:
2pm US Pacific Time
5pm US Eastern…Continue
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We are all familiar, no doubt, with the case of David Jentsch, the UCLA research psychologist who allegedly received a threatening note and some razor blades supposedly coated with AIDS tainted…Continue
Transcript of Barbara DeGrande’s ARZone Guest Chat…
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"The Bible Says So" - by Joan Dunayer SPECIESISM, Old-Speciesist Philosophy, pages 11-12
Many Christians believe that nonhumans exist for human use because the Bible says so. As expressed by one man, "God put us in charge over animals."
Saying that humans are entitled to dominion over nonhumans doesn't make it so. (Some sexist men likewise claim that men are entitled to dominion over women.) Humans wrote the Bible, so it isn't surprising that the…
That’s a lot of people!
If only 1% of them are vegan, that means that there are 67 Million vegans walking the earth right now. That’s a lot of people too!
So here’s the deal. Every vegan has one year to help one other person become…Continue
The animal welfare position, which represents the prevailing paradigm for thinking about our moral and legal obligations to nonhuman animals, maintains that animal life has a lesser value than human life and, therefore, it is morally acceptable to use animals as human resources as long as we treat them ‘humanely’ and do not inflict ‘unnecessary’ suffering on them.…
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That’s it in a nutshell. That’s all the argument comes down to. That’s all they have to say. There’s no other justification. There’s no other reason or rationale. That is the essence of their world view.…Continue
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