Eternal Treblinka has ratings and 32 reviews. I understood Charles Patterson argument, but I still think it is pretty inappropriate to compare the treatment of. The website maintained by Charles Patterson, author of “Eternal Treblinka” and other books. Charles Patterson, The Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust. New York: Lantern Books, , pp. Reviewed by Dr. Steven Best.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I did this in patterdon because I knew that the comparison might be upsetting people, and likely lead to “well, I knew it, animal protection people are all nuts, so I’ll discount everything they’re saying, phew, nom, nom”-thought cascades.

Pets, scapegoats, and the Holocaust. Fixation to Traumas – The Unconscious. I do get these problems.

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patterwon To ask other readers questions about Eternal Treblinkaplease sign up. We welcome your comments. And your soy and quinoa farms aren’t having any better effect on the planet for the most part. Dec 09, Misha Fredericks rated it really liked it. In the end, whether the murders of millions of humans in several years, and the murder of millions of animals a days mostly chickens, but still are metaphysically comparable, is unimportant.

The Invisibility of Evil: If they don’t read the book in it’s entirety, I beg them to read the series of essays by Holocaust touched individuals who are active in animal rights.

Readers may be surprised to learn that the author of The Wizard of OzL. They degrade to make the objects of their evil intent appear to deserve chaeles pain and suffering imposed upon them. In Warsaw, people brought chickens, ducks, and geese to be slaughtered. If she’s dead, ppatterson will go off to the renderer, where she will be stripped of her valuable parts, with the rest of her going to pet food.

Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust by Charles Patterson

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. Aug 14, Kai Schreiber rated it really liked it.


The killing of an entire group. If Charles approached this issue with the same single-mindedness he gave to his historical analysis, the answer would be a clear and unified one. No trivia or quizzes yet. Lock eyes with one of calves you’re supposed to hit in the head with a bolt, wonder who his mother was, and whether she got to see him before the workers took him away, wonder if she had given him a name yet, as we now find most big mammals do, and the task becomes very difficult indeed.

Which wouldn’t be too difficult, consideri Going in, I was aware that the comparison tfeblinka book makes is considered controversial by some. It is my hope that your masterpiece will be translated into many languages and that charlws will receive the distribution it so richly warrants.

U svojemu odnosu prema njima, svi su ljudi nacisti; zivotinjama je to vjecna Treblinka. Nonetheless, Hitler never gave up his favorite meat dishes, especially Bavarian sausages, liver dumplings, and stuffed and roasted gameā€¦. To describe this phenomenon he discusses the famine facing the Jamestown settlers in the winter of where they slaughtered and ate all the animals they brought from England.

Tteblinka are no discussion topics on this book yet. I am really looking forward to this one. Growing up, Singer sought to understand the endless bloodbaths that others took in stride, and worse. Patterson writes that slaves were even branded and castrated just as animals still are to this day. Man and the Natural World. This hell made mockery of all blather about humanism.

That’s all I can really say, short of just copy and pasting quotes from the book. In this respect, the persecuted Jewish communities were no different from their persecutors. A word the Sumerian’s used to describe slave boys whom were castrated, is the same term that they used to describe donkeys, oxen, and horses that were castrated.

A lot of things I didn’t know in here from Henry Ford’s antisemitism to the eugenics in the US and how it all influenced Hitler and the Nazi’s. Feb 06, Charles Patterson pattereon it it was amazing. Research on the location of the foramen magnum, done by a French pathologist determined black people’s skulls resembled monkeys, in order to place them as lesser than white people. It is the attitude that we can do whatever we please, however vicious, if we can get away with it, because “we” are superior, and “they,” whoever they are, are, so to speak, “just chickens.


Feb 09, Joshua Byrd rated it it was amazing. It’s now in 16 languages with Treblin,a, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, and Norwegian translations underway. Eternal Treblinka looks at how we use language to vilify nonhuman animals, who in turn are invoked to justify our vilification of other human beings.

Five centuries before the birth of Christ, Pythagoras wrote, “So long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Patterson’s positions have been criticized by groups, namely Jewish anti-defamation and Holocaust memorial organizations.

One worker says that because injured cows called “haulers” have to be dragged through the kill alley to the knocking box, they come out on the line “covered with [cow shit]. They need to stop. Lots of history and interesting facts.

Eternal Treblinka : Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust

The subject feels too important not to. Traditions are like greasy tasteless gravy, which lets us swallow up our own heartlessness without noticing how bitter it is. This idea is the basis for chapter one, and breaks down human supremacy over other inhabitants on earth.

He claims the natural diet of our ancestors was meatless, not specifying where in the world or how far back he’s talking about when we were rodents maybe? Like Singer’s collected works, Eternal Treblinka is what Singer called “a deep protest against the killing and torturing of the helpless.