animal rights

Dennis R Redmond dredmond at OREGON.UOREGON.EDU
Thu Mar 2 02:16:52 PST 2000

On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Doug Henwood wrote:

> All you animal rights folks out there, every time I've seen a cat
> devour a mouse - with evident glee - I've wondered why we should give
> them any more consideration than they give each other.

Adorno once said, if the lion could verbalize what he felt when pouncing on the gazelle, that would be ideology. Animals are scandalous because they remind us of our own prehistory, is all. Must be why I never became a vegetarian.

-- Dennis

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