Animal Liberation

Animal Liberation

The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement

Book - 2009
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Describes the abuse of animals in laboratory experimentation, the fur industry, and product testing procedures, and argues that those who oppose human suffering must also oppose inflicting suffering on animals.
Publisher: New York : Ecco Book/Harper Perennial, 2009
Edition: Updated ed., 1st Ecco pbk. ed., 1st Harper Perennial ed
ISBN: 9780061711305
Branch Call Number: HV4708 .S56 2009
Characteristics: xiii, 311, 32 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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Nov 12, 2015

Written with gusto, this book really sets out to destroy excuses and to convince the reader of becoming a vegetarian or even a vegan. Lots of source notes, but they're rather dated now (couldn't he get a research assistant?).
One of the odd things that I noticed, but was not made a big deal of, was that a Veterans Administration Hospital spent million of dollars to zap mice (if I remember rightly). Shouldn't they have been spending that money on caring for ill and dying veterans, or at least research relevant to helping people like them, rather than obvious, trivial, or useless things? I wonder how money is wasted on what is basically a make work spending programs for experimenters.

Apr 01, 2010

Although this book is dated, the inforamtion still paints a good picture for the current state of humanity and their prejudices towards animals.


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