Animal Right Summary

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Mike Stengel Animal Right Summary Part 1. The human race is a graced population that should be separated from the rest of creation. Mankind has dominion over all other species due to the capacity of the human mind. Part 2. Claims Counterarguments Claim 1:  Humans were given dominion  over creation.  Mankind was given the  ability to think and reason, giving them the  power to be masters of animals.    Source: Pollan “An Animals Place.” Counterargument 1: We must practice moral responsibility in handling of animals. While we were given dominion over creation, morally, we are supposed to show mercy to other species. " We are called to treat them with kindness, not because they have rights or power or some claim to equality but . . . because they stand unequal and powerless before us." Source: Pollan “An Animals Place.” Matthew Scully “Dominion” Response to counterargument 1: Human beings have a unique trait that  distinguishes them from the rest of 
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENVI STUDI 100 taught by Professor Wilshusen during the Spring '08 term at Bucknell.

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