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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But it can and now I do risk that. You need to tackle the underlying issue head on, not resort to appeasement. English Choose a language for shopping. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The foal is thrown into a spare parts bucket. The last part of the book Chapters profiles Jewish and German animal advocates on both sides of the Holocaust, including Isaac Bashevis Singer himself.
Cette analogie n’a d’ailleurs rien d’ordinaire: We read the opposing testimony of Holocaust survivors and their descendants. Traditions are like greasy tasteless gravy, which lets us swallow up our own heartlessness without noticing how bitter it is.
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The book gives referenced articles describing how the industrialization of meat packing industries in Chicago and a world renowned public figure in America had a huge part to play in the cultivation and the inspiration for the generation of Nazi’s that created and operated the Jewish Holocaust. Some will say that treating creatures badly in order to eat them is a far cry from treating creatures badly simply because you hate them, but a key point of Eternal Treblinka is that the psychology of contempt for “inferior life” links the Nazi mentality to that which allows us to torture and kill billions of nonhuman animals and human beings with no more concern for them and their suffering than Hannibal Lecter and Jame Gumb feel for their victims apart from the pleasure they derive from the taste of their victims’ pain in The Silence of the Lambs.
Feb 09, Sancho rated it really liked it. According to Patterson, the “designation of the people of Africa, Asia, and the Americas as ‘beasts,’ ‘brutes,’ and ‘savages’ raised the level of murderousness” towards them. The subject feels too important not to. That the task was difficult for the killers was well known within the ranks, but the general belief was that this was a job that needed doing, and sacrifices needed to be made for the greater good.
Yet the devil’s in the details — the animal husbandry backgrounds of prominent SS leaders, for instance; the close readings of Isaac Bashevis Singer; the profiles of survivors who went on to work on animal issues.
Lots of history and interesting facts. Historically it has the correct facts hhe it explains the ideas behind the comparison of the holocaust and the animal holocaust that is conducted on a day to day basis!
One meat inspector who worked at a “distress kill plant” in the Midwest described the plant as the end of the line for worn-out, sick, and crippled pigs: View all 6 comments. These baby calves are only one to treatmemt days old when they are killed and eaten.
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The title of this book is one that can quickly turn someone off to reading it but the content is absolutely important. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Also how “lesser” people have been treated in general during the last several hundred years and our views on “lesser” beings.
I found I was able to handle it emotionally, and eternsl was very empowering. They need to stop. 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. It all got too much. The first is the argument from enjoyment and personal freedom: Jan 16, Dave rated it it was ok. Apr 21, Liz Vellichor rated it it was amazing.
How to Create a Vegan Anf Our Treatment of Out and the Holocaust. The meat industry is one of the most horrible places to work in. Open Preview See a Problem?
In their diaries and letters, Nazi officials dwell on their meals. The problem thr herbivore versus omnivore but industry versus ecosystem.
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Books by Charles Patterson. It looks at traditional methods of subduing animals in pastoral cultures, noting that “[c]astration continues to be the centerpiece of animal husbandry. 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.
That book says that the plight of the lambs screaming in the slaughterhouses–the trfblinka human enterprise of degradation, cruelty, and murder-“will not end, ever. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.