Joan Dunayer

Joan Dunayer

Speciesism is a failure to empathize with those outside one's group. In general, speciesists simply disregard the myriad nonhumans whom humans intentionally hurt and kill. Who cares if millions of mice and rats are vivisected? They're 'only rodents'. What does it matter if billions of chickens live in misery until they die in pain and fear? They're 'just chickens'. They aren't human, so they don't count. Victimizers lack empathy for their victims, but absence of empathy doesn't justify victimization, whether the victimMore Joan Dunayer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Speciesism: A failure, in attitude or practice, to accord any nonhuman being equal consideration and respectMore Joan Dunayer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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