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Animal Welfare and Human Values by Rod Preece,Lorna Chamberlain

By Rod Preece,Lorna Chamberlain

because the such a lot populous province in Canada, Ontario is a microcosm of the animal welfare concerns which beset Western civilization. The authors of this e-book, chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, locate themselves consistently being made conscious of the atrocities devoted within the Society’s jurisdiction.

they've been, in flip, wondered, exasperated and horrified at humanity’s cruelty to our fellow sentient beings. the problems mentioned during this booklet are the main contentious in animal welfare disputes — animal experimentation, fur-farming and trapping, using animals for human leisure and the stipulations lower than which animals are raised for human intake. they're complicated matters and will be thought of particularly and heavily.

The authors, status squarely at the part of the animals, recommend “community” and “belonging” as options wherein to appreciate our relations to different species. They flooring their principles in Wordsworth’s “primal sympathy” and Jung’s “unconscious identification” with the animal realm. The philosophy built during this booklet embraces logic and compromise because the ultimate paths to the objective of animal welfare. It calls for appreciate and attention for different species whereas acknowledging our basic responsibilities to our fellow people.

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