Animals

06. Don’t Cut the Animals

Exploitation of animals in the name of science came much later in the history of human civilization than their exploitation for labor, religious sacrifices, and food. Despite a few sporadic reports of animal experiments dating back to the 4th century BCE, the advent of vivisection is generally associated with William Harvey’s discovery of the circulation …

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05. Memorializing Farmed Animals

Back in the early 1980s, shortly after I committed my life to stopping the use of animals for food, I heard an apocryphal tale of a barbaric tribe with a gruesome penal code. Depending on the gravity of the offense, the offender could be beaten, lose a limb, or even be killed. In a few …

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01. To the Animals, All People Are Nazis

On this very day, 80 years ago, the Nazi armies invaded Poland, and launched World War II. I was five years old. Within a year, we and 400,000 other Jews in Warsaw and surrounding areas were forced to move into the Jewish section of Warsaw. The area was then walled off and became the Warsaw …

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