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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