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  1. Re: Distinction between species and making a connection.

    Ah, indeed ... a setting for a Vegan "Clockwork Orange" experiment comes up in my mind.... :lol:
  2. Re: Distinction between species and making a connection.

    Harpy - I agree.

    On the other hand, I guess that there are lots of stories / movies where animals that are behaving "normally" are treated badly and make you empathize with them.

    I remember...
  3. Re: Distinction between species and making a connection.

    Edu, great suggestion with the angel's wings :-)

    It's a very interesting - and important - subject. Not only from the point of view how we can make the connection for ourselves (if we need to),...
  4. Re: Distinction between species and making a connection.

    I like the way that Gary Francione puts it ... we should be ready to attribute to nonhuman animals an inherent value of their own.
    Not just their value to us (e.g. bees pollinate our plants -> so...
  5. Re: Distinction between species and making a connection.

    How is that going to help?

    Bugs, fish etc. do NOT behave like humans, although Hollywood animation artists might find it cute.
    I do not believe in using animals, but I do not believe either in...
  6. Re: Distinction between species and making a connection.

    I, too, can not really connect with bugs, bees, mussles, shrimp or similar.

    Nevertheless, I simply choose not to consume their products, that is not really a big thing IMO.

    Best regards,
    Andy
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