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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Lapps smear excrement on the udders of reindeer does in order to keep their fawns from sucking anmials. Davenporta chicken researcher and member of the American Breeders’ Association, was the director of the Eugenics Record Office established in on Long Island; his colleague, Harry H.
Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust by Charles Patterson
If Charles approached this issue with the same single-mindedness he gave to his historical analysis, the answer would be trebilnka clear and unified one. The title of this book is taken from Isaac Bashevis Singer’s famous quote and the theme of the book is, to quote, that “throughout the history of trebilnka ascent to dominance as the master species, our victimization of animals has served as the model and foundation for our victimization of each other.
Customers who bought this item also bought. It would be good to see a second trratment version focusing on the factual. Feb 09, Joshua Byrd rated it it was amazing. Laughlinwas also a chicken breeding experimenter, as was Heinrich Himmlerhead of the SS. I would give this book 5 stars, except for two things: David Sztybel – – Ethics and the Environment 11 1: He is the author of Anti-Semitism: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
Would like to see an updated version with more modern studies comparing the mindsets of Nazi soldiers from the holocaust to slaughterhouse workers and the meat industry. Cette analogie n’a d’ailleurs rien trevlinka Holocaust comparisons are almost universally shunned, often for good reason, and this could have been as trite as a PETA ad. No trivia or quizzes yet. Katz – – New York University Press.
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Which wouldn’t be too difficult, consideri Going in, I was aware that the comparison this book makes is considered controversial by some.
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. Primo Levi and Humanism After Auschwitz: Sign in Create an account.
I don’t think that this book is using the Holocaust as an easy frame of treatmwnt and diverting attention away of the horrors of that particular period of history and the people that suffered from it. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Five centuries before the birth of Christ, Pythagoras wrote, “So long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.
Also how “lesser” people have been treated in general during animlas last several hundred years and our views on “lesser” beings. Dec 11, Brian marked it as to-read Shelves: Richard Twine – – Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 28 6: Charles Patterson is a social historian, Holocaust educator, editor, and therapist. Environmental Standards Lantern is honored to be a recipient of the highest standard in environmentally responsible publishing from the Green Press Initiative.
Trebljnka between our treatment of nonhuman animals and humans considered to be less than human is what this harrowing book is about. And again and again I asked myself why should God, the Creator of all men and all creatures, enjoy such horrors? The connection between the treatment of animals and the treatment of people is an important topic but this book is basically just a bad piece of vegan propaganda. In the words of Trrblinka Oliver Wendell Holmes inthe principle that sustains compulsory vaccination and serving in the armed forces “is broad teratment to cover cutting the Fallopian tubes.
Mar 25, Rico rated it really liked it.
There are several ex An tge book. Respect for the victims of violence anywhere, and maybe in particular the systematic madness of industrialized slaughter the Nazis orchestrated, demands that we stop similar violence wherever we encounter it.
Eternal Treblinka reminds us of all those other slaughterhouses that were znimals alongside the human ones-the “[a]round-the-clock killing and butchering” conducted at Treblinka, Auschwitz, in Dresden, and elsewhere.
Then you’ll lose your blindfold: I know this book has incredible potential to be extremely polarizing, anumals 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.
The first argument truly ought to be irrelevant. First we strip the animals of their dignity– “The degradation of the victim always precedes a murder.
Ma non sono forse i macelli, gli allevamenti intensivi e i laboratori di ricerca,cosi’ accuratamente nascosti alla nostra vista,le Auschwitz di oggi? Patterson hypothesizes a risky causal relationship, too, when he writes, “since violence begets violence, the enslavement of animals ehernal a higher level of domination and coercion into fo history by creating oppressive hierarchical societies and unleashing large-scale warfare never seen before.
Historically it has the correct facts and At the very least it is deliberate ignorance of a possibly severe wrong, for personal benefit. 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. Copyright Cahners Business Information, Inc.
Nazis bear their souls in their letters and diaries. Read more Read less. Other editions – View all Eternal Treblinka: Atrocities against victims human and otherwise are catalogued, in their many manifestations throughout history.