Ethics

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Earthlings

I honestly and desperately ask everyone to take 1.5 hours out of their day to watch Earthlings, and to encourage those in their lives to do the same. Created in 2005, this movie draws parallels between racism, sexism and speciesism, and provides you a powerful insight into how human beings…

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Voiceless: The Ag-Gag Nightmare

Ag-what? I agree, it’s an odd word to hear, right? The term Ag-Gag was coined and is used to describe the various anti-whistleblower laws in the US. In 2006, the US government passed the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act which packages up all forms of non-violent resistance that might threaten agricultural profits and labels…

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Speciesism

The word and concept of Speciesism was first introduced by Australian moral philosopher, Peter Singer, during the 1970s. His 1975 published book, Animal Liberation, was cited as the start of the animal rights movement, much in the same way there were key figures and publications that began the equal rights and feminism movements….

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Why Animal Testing Is Unnecessary

More than 100 million animals every year, including six million in Australia, suffer and die in cruel chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics tests as well as in biology lessons, medical training exercises, and curiosity-driven medical experiments at universities. Exact numbers aren’t available because mice, rats, birds, and cold-blooded animals—who make up…