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Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
Why do people own pets?
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Why do people own pets?

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Humans like to dominate animals, they do this in several ways. One of the ways is by owning them as 'pets'. Here is a song by poison girls called offending article translated into slideshow form to …

Humans like to dominate animals, they do this in several ways. One of the ways is by owning them as 'pets'. Here is a song by poison girls called offending article translated into slideshow form to give light to some issues surrounding pet ownership.

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  • 1. The story of Alex, and the domination of animals
  • 2. Alex lives in a house all alone
  • 3. Society has given her a typical human lifestyle:
  • 4. The life of isolation .
  • 5. Alex thinks* her species is dominant to all others. * This is what culture has taught her
  • 6. *Any animal captured and domesticated by humans So, as a substitute for human love she decides to buy a pet*
  • 7. A pet is a convenient solution for her need of affection and control, as she can:
  • 8. Own Trade, and Dispose of it whenever and however she pleases
  • 9. So she goes to a store that profits off of selling animals for companionship
  • 10. The store clerk recommends the 'prettiest' puppy they have.
  • 11. He reminds her that only attractive animals are worth anything
  • 12. “ So what happens to the unattractive ones?” Alex asked
  • 13. “ Well they rot in shelters, or are killed.” He replied, “It's not like they're any use to us”
  • 14. This concept of killing animals disturbed her, and reminded her of something she had learned in history class...
  • 15. “ Nazi men had kept, and sold the 'attractive' Jewish girls as prostitutes in their brothels
  • 16. And the un attractive ones?
  • 17. They were useless, and so kept captive and killed.
  • 18. Their body parts used as soap, lamp shades, and dog food”
  • 19. The similarities disturbed her, and made her rethink other common human practices like...
  • 20. Slaughterhouse workers: Murdering, dismembering bodies
  • 21. Beauty Pageants: Selecting the prettiest, and most obedient to be pampered
  • 22. Masculinity: Dominating, and controlling women to avoid vulnerability
  • 23. “ Hey!, are you going to buy something?”
  • 24. Alex was so in thought that she had forgotten she was still in the pet store
  • 25. She left quickly, and did some research
  • 26. After hours of research she realized she had to treat all other animals as equal s
  • 27. & so she reformed her life
  • 28. She stopped wearing , eating and owning other creatures
  • 29. Her conscience, health, and environment thanked her
  • 30. And she lived her life as a happy vegan

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