This book explores the similar attitudes and methods behind modern society’s treatment of animals and the way humans have often treated each other, most. Eternal Treblinka. Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust. Charles Patterson. This book explores the similar attitudes and methods behind modern. Parallels between our treatment of nonhuman animals and humans One of the values of Eternal Treblinka is that it places the Nazi Holocaust within a larger.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. One writes to his wife: Readers may be surprised to learn that the author of The Wizard of EternaalL. Patterson’s other books include Anti-Semitism: The Holocaust and the Henmaid’s Tale: Costelloe – – Philosophical Papers 32 2: In hreatment, we are all equals, human and non human alike.
One of the values of Eternal Treblinka is that it places the Nazi Holocaust within a larger psychological and historical context.
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Dec 15, Lunar Snowflake rated it it was amazing Shelves: U svojemu odnosu prema njima, svi su ljudi nacisti; zivotinjama je to vjecna Treblinka. This book explores the similar attitudes and methods behind modern society’s treatment of animals and the way humans have often treated each other, most notably during the Holocaust. What did you do against these horrifying crimes? Five centuries before the birth of Christ, Pythagoras wrote, “So long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.
Why do we praise technology for developing substitutes for cruder practices in other areas of life while balking at its use to eliminate slaughterhouses, which technology can do? The subhuman, the apelike, the swine, the pigs, the rats, the vermin, the lice, the leeches, all these are common names for those who were meant to become victims in the mind of those who wanted to become killers.
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This book is brilliant – but I think that it will not be loved by many, only by the ones who already understand the relationship between the domestication, enslavery, abusing and killing of the animals – with all the cruelties which take place on earth. I understood Charles Patterson argument, but I still think it is pretty inappropriate to compare the treatment of animals to the Holocaust I was dipping in and out of it already today and found some very interesting parallels.
The second argument is worse. In relation to them, all people are Nazis; for the animals it is an eternal Treblinka.
Even the female animals whom the dairy and egg industries exploit for their milk and eggs live out only a small part of their natural lives before their usefulness ends and they are sent to slaughter. Atrocities against victims human and otherwise are catalogued, in their many manifestations throughout efernal.
That bothered him, for there was no evidence that people were more important than chickens. They call them ‘sccoters. They have convinced themselves that man, the worst transgressor of all the species, is the crown of creation.
The SS treatmdnt its tube leading to the death center the “Road to Heaven,” but, Patterson asks, how does their mockery differ from meat industry scientist, Temple Grandinwho calls the tube she designed for driving cattle to their death the “Stairway to Heaven”? Oct 17, Melanee rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Eternal Treblinka reminds us of all those other slaughterhouses that were running alongside the human ones-the “[a]round-the-clock killing and butchering” conducted at Treblinka, Auschwitz, in Dresden, and elsewhere.
Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust by Charles Patterson
I know this book has incredible potential to be extremely polarizing, considering that the title alone is drawing a metaphor between animal suffering and the Holocaust, a comparison that is pretty controversial and more than a little condemning, and that condemnation is not without merit. How to Create a Vegan World: Added to PP index Total downloads 13of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?
I hate industrial farming, vivisection labs, circuses, zoos, the way environmentalists routinely tranquilize wild animals to measure their genitals because clearly lack of data is why species go extinct every day and even the way people keep pets. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It’s division of labor, not everyone is good at everything, and the fact that I don’t want to see a living cow scream as she is hung upside down from a hook does not mean it is wrong, it just means I’m not cut out to work there.
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If we’re going to mass murder someone, let it be him. Jan 04, Peacegal rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. The last part of qnd book Chapters profiles Jewish and German animal advocates on both sides of the Holocaust, including Isaac Bashevis Singer himself.
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You don’t confront the gravity of the problem by tinkering at its edges with I would give this book 5 stars, except for two things: If Charles approached this issue hklocaust the same single-mindedness he gave to his historical analysis, the answer would be a clear and unified one. Sign in Create an account.
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If it is all right to torture and kill animals, then any human who we can make to sound or look or smell like an animal becomes, quite literally, fair game. The first half is a bit of a theory and history lesson and the last half is Jewish folks from a variety of backgrounds discussing how animals fit into their understanding of this topic.
In the 16th century, the English denounced the Hottentots in Africa as traveling in “‘heardes’ like their animals” and seeming to “cackle like hens or turkeis,” which made it right and “necessary” to torture, kill, and enslave them. Animal Rights, Multiculturalism, and the Left. Her foreword, the Preface and Afterword, excerpts from the book, chapter synopses, and an international list of supporters can be found on the book’s website at: This book explores the similar attitudes and methods behind modern society’s treatment of animals and the way humans have often treated each other, most notably during the Holocaust.