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Animal Rights

  1. 1. Animal Rights Thuy Vi Year 11 - GP
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>Animal interest = human interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Viewed as members of communities. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Arguments for animal rights <ul><li>Same sufferings </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Karma </li></ul><ul><li>God creates all creatures equally </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>50 Billion </li></ul><ul><li>1,680 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>18% </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>30 Million </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>100% </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>“Higher” animals have rights (mammals) </li></ul><ul><li>“subjects-of-a-life” </li></ul>
  9. 11. Arguments against animal rights <ul><li>Don’t think </li></ul><ul><li>Serve human </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t behave morally </li></ul><ul><li>Affect economy </li></ul><ul><li>“ Animals acted purely on instinct while human beings engaged in rational thought .” – St.Thomas Aquinas </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>“ by a most just ordinance of the Creator, both their [animals'] life and their death are subject to our use ” </li></ul><ul><li>–St. Augustine. </li></ul>
  11. 14. Religions <ul><li>Islam & Muslim : Animals – human create by Allah. </li></ul><ul><li>Christian : animals serve human. </li></ul><ul><li>Buddha : care about them. </li></ul>
  12. 15. Solutions <ul><li>Animal welfare </li></ul><ul><li>Protect endangered animals </li></ul><ul><li>Killing animals in humane ways </li></ul><ul><li>Laws: </li></ul><ul><li>UK Animal Welfare Act </li></ul><ul><li>Universal Declaration of Animal Rights (1978 – UN) </li></ul><ul><li>Red Book of Endangered Animals </li></ul>
  13. 18. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.gan.ca/images/photos/fur_19_large.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www2.worldvillage.com/wv/school/images/scrnshot/circus1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.treehugger.com/epa-greenhouse-gases-public-threat.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.raovat.com/upload/file_upload/file_uploadhanhdttpho-bo-tai-chin3429.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/animals/overview/latest.shtml </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_rights </li></ul><ul><li>http://animalrights.change.org/blog/view/animal_use_and_abuse_statistics_the_shocking_numbers </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.peta.org/archives/2009/02/mccruelty.php </li></ul>

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