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Does Giving Animals More Rights Improve the Quality of Human Life?



Michael Shermer

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Posted: Feb 22, 2016


Expanding our moral sphere to include animals isn’t just good for animals. But we will not only stop causing animals abject pain, but also them with a more comfortable way of life, allowing them to enjoy human rights like freedom and self-determination. The results will be positive for animals as well as human health, Shermer explains.


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