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Crazy liberal quotes that don’t fit into one of our other categories.

pet ownership quote

Eliot Katz: ‘Demand an End’ to ‘Abusive Concept of Pet Ownership’

“It is time we demand an end to the misguided and abusive concept of animal ownership. The first step on this long, but just road would be ending the concept of pet ownership.” -Eliot Katz, President of In Defense of Animals Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.vhCMTm7g.dpuf Base Photo: Puppy dog chewing. Photo by Karen Blaha.  Read more →

animal ownership quote eliot katz

Eliot Katz: End ‘Concept of Animal Ownership’

“Our goal: to convince people to rescue and adopt instead of buying or selling animals, to disavow the language and concept of animal ownership.” -Eliot Katz, President of In Defense of Animals Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.vhCMTm7g.dpuf Base Photo: Smiling Dog. Photo by Jelene Morris.  Read more →

"I do not believe that a human being has a right to life … I would rather have medical experiments done on our children than on animals."

‘I would rather have medical experiments done … on our children than on animals.’

“I do not believe that a human being has a right to life … I would rather have medical experiments done on our children than on animals.”-Unknown person, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Photo by Upsilon Andromedae. Quote Source: Lukman Harees’ The Mirage of Dignity on the Highways of Human ‘Progress’ Read more →

"We are not interested in the utility of a particular species, of a free-flowing river, or ecosystem to mankind. They have intrinsic value, more value - to me - than another human being, or a billion of them."

David Graber: One Billion Humans are Less Valuable than Rivers

“We are not interested in the utility of a particular species, of a free-flowing river, or ecosystem to mankind. They have intrinsic value, more value – to me – than another human being, or a billion of them.” By David Graber, Biologist with the U.S. National Park Service. Photo by Nithi Anand. Quote Source: http://www.thealternativeview.com/thewildlandsproject.htm Read more →

"Given the total, absolute, and final disappearance of Homo sapiens, then not only would the Earth's community of Life continue to exist, but in all probability, its well-being would be enhanced. Our presence, in short, is not needed."

Paul Taylor: Earth Better Off Without Humans

“Given the total, absolute, and final disappearance of Homo sapiens, then not only would the Earth’s community of Life continue to exist, but in all probability, its well-being would be enhanced. Our presence, in short, is not needed.”-Paul Taylor, author of Respect for Nature: A Theory of Environmental Ethics. Photo by Niranjan Ramesh. Quote Source: Respect for Nature: A Theory… Read more →