All Videos Tagged 1988 (Animal Rights Zone) - Animal Rights Zone 2020-04-09T05:25:24Z http://arzone.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=1988&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Tom Regan ~ The Sword of Justice, The Torch of Reason tag:arzone.ning.com,2016-02-01:4715978:Video:152644 2016-02-01T08:22:00.927Z Animal Rights Zone http://arzone.ning.com/profile/admin <a href="http://arzone.ning.com/video/tom-regan-the-sword-of-justice-the-torch-of-reason"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3136380488?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Animal rights philosopher, and "one of fifty visionaries who are changing the world" (Utne Reader), Professor Tom Regan delivered this inspirational keynote address to a rally in Los Angeles in April 1988. Tom's speech, titled "The Sword of Justice, The Torch of Reason", is still considered by many to be "The greatest animal rights speech ever given".…<br></br> <a href="http://arzone.ning.com/video/tom-regan-the-sword-of-justice-the-torch-of-reason"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3136380488?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Animal rights philosopher, and "one of fifty visionaries who are changing the world" (Utne Reader), Professor Tom Regan delivered this inspirational keynote address to a rally in Los Angeles in April 1988. Tom's speech, titled "The Sword of Justice, The Torch of Reason", is still considered by many to be "The greatest animal rights speech ever given".<br /> <br /> Twenty six years after giving this speech, Professor Regan sat down with Gary Comstock to speak about the events leading up to this speech, and if he had any regrets. That interview can be found here:<br /> <br /> <a href="https://goo.gl/t1C0zk">https://goo.gl/t1C0zk</a><br /> <br /> Tom Regan was the first theorist to ‘get ‘rights’ across the species barrier." Therefore, he can be credited with breaching that hitherto solid defensive ethical barrier based exclusively on species membership<br /> <br /> For more on Professor Regan, please see his website:<br /> <br /> <a href="http://tomregan.info">http://tomregan.info</a><br /> <br /> And this Interview, in which Tom addresses a new generation of animal rights advocates:<br /> <br /> <a href="http://goo.gl/xN7ro">http://goo.gl/xN7ro</a>