Animal Rights

50 %
50 %
Information about Animal Rights
Education

Published on February 6, 2009

Author: vegansaboteur

Source: slideshare.net

Description

(Deutsche Version: http://www.slideshare.net/vegansaboteur/tierrechte)

Animal Rights and Antispeciesism - An overview.

ANIMAL RIGHTS Line of argumentation based on ethical views

Overview: Racism – Speciesism Why Animal Rights? Practices of Speciesism Lawlessness of Animals today Debts of Antispeciesism Animal Rights for a more equitably world

Racism – Speciesism

Why Animal Rights?

Practices of Speciesism

Lawlessness of Animals today

Debts of Antispeciesism

Animal Rights for a more equitably world

Forms of discrimination

Racism: Speciesism: Unequal treatment of individuals based on their membership to different (humyn) races Unequal treatment of individuals based on their membership to different species

To avoid pain freedom (and liberty of action) to fulfil basic needs (to eat, to drink, to sleep, sexuality) Humyn interests: Slavery hurts in an intolerable dimension the personal interests of an humyn individual unethical

To avoid pain

freedom (and liberty of action)

to fulfil basic needs

(to eat, to drink, to sleep, sexuality)

Slavery hurts in an intolerable dimension the personal interests of an humyn individual

unethical

Animal interests: Imprisonment and other exploitation hurts in an intolerable dimension the personal interests of an animal individual unethical To avoid pain freedom (and liberty of action) to fulfil basic needs (to eat, to drink, to sleep, sexuality)

Imprisonment and other exploitation hurts in an intolerable dimension the personal interests of an animal individual

unethical

To avoid pain

freedom (and liberty of action)

to fulfil basic needs

(to eat, to drink, to sleep, sexuality)

The principle of equality similar consideration of (nearly) similar interests independent from arbitrary fectors (sex, intelligence, race, religion, species,…) prerequisite: ability to feel pain/ to suffer

similar consideration of (nearly) similar interests

independent from arbitrary fectors

(sex, intelligence, race, religion, species,…)

prerequisite: ability to feel pain/ to suffer

horse sports fishing hunting Trophäen sammeln poach persecution dog race breeding … . imprisonment dressage abuse pet stores slaughtering castration without anaesthesia Foie gras exploitation fur factory farming to sex chickens circusses zoo force sklavery bullfight dancing bear electrecution poisening Contergan overdose gluttony vivisektion Brain operations Animal Testing Sports Entertainment Pets Animal Farming Practices of speciesism

Examples of animal abuse

Chicken, ducks, geese

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bovines

 

 

 

 

 

„ Milk is rape.“

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pigs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheep

 

 

 

 

 

Pelzfarmen “ No one in the world needs a mink coat but a mink.” (Niemand auf der Welt braucht einen Nerzmantel – außer ein Nerz.) Unbekannt

 

Ich habe nur einen Pelz und an diesem hängt mein Leben.

 

Zoo/circus

 

 

 

 

Riding

 

 

 

Debt of Antispeciesism Right of all sentient beings to life , integrity and freedom (stepwise) abolishment of all forms of animal abuse veganism

Right of all sentient beings to

life ,

integrity and

freedom

(stepwise) abolishment of all forms of animal abuse

veganism

Veganism = to avoid the consumption of animal products ( cruelty products, e.g.: corpses, milk/dairy, eggs, gelatine, „leather“, „fur“, eiderdowns, bristles, honey, silk, sheep whool,…) Instead of that: cruelty-free, plant (partly also synthetic) alternatives (e.g.: soy products, plant milk, cotton, microfibre,…) promotion of organic farming, fair trade products, second-hand-clothes, dumpster diving No support of abuse, exploitation, animal factory, violence, environmental destruction (…) advancement of ovo-lacto-vegetarianism/animal welfare/environmental protection

= to avoid the consumption of animal products

( cruelty products, e.g.: corpses, milk/dairy, eggs, gelatine, „leather“, „fur“, eiderdowns, bristles, honey, silk, sheep whool,…)

Instead of that: cruelty-free, plant (partly also synthetic) alternatives

(e.g.: soy products, plant milk, cotton, microfibre,…)

promotion of organic farming, fair trade products, second-hand-clothes, dumpster diving

No support of abuse, exploitation, animal factory, violence, environmental destruction (…)

advancement of ovo-lacto-vegetarianism/animal welfare/environmental protection

Sources „ Animal Liberation – die Befreiung der Tiere“, Peter Singer „ Vegan. Von der Ethik in der Ernährung und der Notwendigkeit eines Wandels“ Kath Clements pictures: soylent.network

„ Animal Liberation – die Befreiung der Tiere“,

Peter Singer

„ Vegan. Von der Ethik in der Ernährung und der Notwendigkeit eines Wandels“

Kath Clements

pictures: soylent.network

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Animal rights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Animal rights is the idea that some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own lives and that their most basic interests—such ...
Read more

Animal Rights Watch (ARIWA)

Animal Rights Watch e.V. (ARIWA). Ausführliche Informationen über Tierrecht und Tierschutz für alle Tiere, Recherchen in der Agrarindustrie, das ARIWA ...
Read more

The Animal Rights FAQ

Offers answers to common objections to animal rights. Read online or download to read offline.
Read more

Animal Rights on About.com: Laws, Facts and Issues

Learn about animal rights, as well as laws, issues and related activism pertaining to the treatment or mistreatment of animals worldwide.
Read more

Startseite - animalright

Informationen zu Tierschutz und Tierrecht, Themen wie Vegetarismus, Regenwald, Walfang, Jagd, industrielle Fischerei, Auswirkungen unseres heutigen ...
Read more

Animal Rights legal definition of Animal Rights

Animal Rights. Protection of animals from cruelty through requirements of humane treatment. Laws protecting animal rights proscribe certain forms of brutal ...
Read more

BBC - Ethics - Animal ethics: Animal rights

This article discusses whether non-human animals have rights, and what is meant by animal rights.
Read more

Animal Rights: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News

Big News on Animal Rights. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Animal Rights.
Read more

Animal rights - New World Encyclopedia

Animal rights is a philosophical concept in bioethics that considers animals other than the human species as bearers of rights. This means that animals ...
Read more

Home - Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

Animal welfare reforms are not baby steps; they are big steps in a backward direction. Learn more about why you should go vegan.
Read more