20 Jan '17, 2pm

Sentient Beings As Stress Balls In Aberystwyth:

is yet another example of how we exploit animals in need as objects of utility, whereby their only value is seen as that which benefits humans. It is no different to using dogs as “guide dogs” or “police dogs.” We unjustly treat these animals as our property , and render them subservient to our every whim on account of the fact that we deem humans to matter more morally. The fact of the matter is these animals value their lives as much as much as any human, and to “train” and enslave them into a life of “service” is inherently unjust. It denies their equal moral value as sentient beings. It robs them of the authority to value their lives as they see fit – something that should

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