Tag Archives: animal rights

PETA – Get a Feel for Angora

As an animal rights activist, all I have to say about this advert is… WTF?
Sure, it makes me feel uncomfortable, but it’s the worst metaphor/analogy for what happens to create angora fur.

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Movements for animal rights are not irrational denials of human uniqueness; they are a clear-sighted recognition of connection across the discredited breach of nature and culture. Biology and evolutionary theory over the last two centuries have simultaneously produced modern organisms as objects of knowledge and reduced the line between humans and animals to a faint trace re-etched in ideological struggle or professional disputes between life and social science. Within this framework, teaching modern Christian creationism should be fought as a form of child abuse.

Haraway’s Cyborg Manifesto

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