A Primer on Animal Rights: Leading Experts Write about Animal Cruelty and Exploitation (Google eBook)
Kim W. Stallwood
Lantern Books, 2002 - Nature - 284 pages
This text is a collection of articles that document how animals are cruelly mistreated and commercially exploited for profit. In doing so, the articles lay out the fundamental issues of animal rights. All the articles were previously published in The Animals' Agenda, the leading magazine of the Animal Rights movement, and are written by some of the leading authorities on animal protection issues.
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Page xii - Do unto others as we would have others do unto us” is the operational expression of the empathetic process. At first, the golden rule extended only to kin and tribe. Eventually it was extended to people of like-minded values—those who shared a common religion, nationality or ideology