A Dog Is a Cow Is a Pig: In the World of Sentience, There Is No Difference

Ondine Sherman, AlterNet, 06 - 02 - 2018, Op-Ed

We witness our beloved pet pooches and feline friends experiencing moments of joy, pain, fear and even grief. We accept that they feel, they have an emotional world of their own. With this understanding, comes a moral imperative and legal framework to protect them from suffering.

Yet our empathy for our pets does not extend to the billions of animals we use and exploit for food, fashion, beauty and profit [Read more]

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