Know that the same spark of life that is within you, is within all of our animal friends, the desire to live is the same within all of us…
- Rai Aren, Secret of the Sands
The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer, The Basis of Morality
Now, imagine a parallel universe where animals were the dominant species, and they treated us like the human race treats them. Pretty scary thought right? Well, that’s the theme of this shocking series of illustrations that are designed to get you the issue of animal abuse on the spotlight.
You don’t have to be an animal rights activist to appreciate the themes, however, they will surely leave an impressionable impact on you.
See our selection of links of movies to watch to understand the situation of animals on our planet more, and explore our connection with them.
Animal rights means that animals deserve certain kinds of consideration. This is regardless of whether they are endangered, useful to humans, or “cute”. It means recognizing that animals are not ours to use – for food, entertainment, clothing, or experimentation.
As consumers, we have the opportunity to vote with our dollar. This means we should be consciously consuming by supporting brands and companies that are environmentally friendly and animal testing FREE!
Here are a few ways that one can participate in the prevention of animal suffering: