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Daniela Brunner

“We” and “animal” is the same

The use of animals has enabled mankind to survive in the most distant corners of the planet. But the contemporary way of exploiting animals in huge quantities and downgrading them to disposable products has nothing to do with survival anymore. We believe ourselves to be fundamentally different from animals, but the transition is gradual, no matter whether we consider genetics, anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, ethology or spirituality. Hence it is irrational to perceive animals as material values, and it is unethical to exploit animals without true need. The only solution consists in perceiving our fellow animal beings not only with our intellect, but also with our hearts. It is high time to break through the wall between pets and slaughter animals. More…