Author: Animal rights activist and philosopher Helmut F. Kaplan, Austria
It is a wonderful late summer day. I am swimming and enjoying the cool water, the warm air, the bright sun. I look in the mountains. The green forests. The blue sky. A wonderfully beautiful world.
But only for us humans!
We have made the whole earth for us, for us “developed”, reserved for us. Towns and villages, mountains and lakes, deserts and seas, forests and meadows – we have left nothing out.
Everything is ours, nothing belongs to the animals.
This total submission of the world, this global attack, was an act of unsurpassable and irreproducible barbarism.
More than anything the human being cannot take, and everything can be taken only once.
And with what right have we taken away the whole world from animals? With no one at all!
We just grabbed everything because we could…
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