Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement - Chapter 6: Speciesism Today. . . Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6: Speciesism Today. . . Summary and Analysis

Defenses, rationalizations, and objections to Animal Liberation and the progress made in overcoming them

People begin eating meat at a young age. Interestingly, children often have to be encouraged to eat meat because it is initially not appealing to them. Maybe there's a message there! Children usually love animals and are encouraged to do so. An inevitable conflict exists for children who love animals and later make the connection that they are eating them. Fairy tells sometime send the message that animals are bad: The Big Bad Wolf and the Three Blind Mice are two examples. The children learn to distinguish between the animals they love, i.e. dogs and cats, and those they eat. Stuffed animals are generally not chickens and cows. The toys are usually lions and bears - animals that do not really impact...

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