Religion and Animal Rights

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How are animals and humans equal?
They're all created by God, and are just different species of the same world. Humans and animals all depend on the same resources and on each other.
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How are animals and humans different?
Humans are smarter and communicate in more complex ways. Humans have dominion, and we can kill animals but not other humans. Humans have a greater impact. They use moral, logic and reasoning instead of instinct.
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How are animals used?
As workers. For transport. As companions or helpers. For farming. In hunting. In sport. In zoos. For genetic modification. In the fur and ivory trades. In experimentation. In bull-fighting.
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How are animals treated?
People look after pets well, and there are laws to protect domesticated animals in the UK. We put food out for wild animals, but many species are endangered because of us and we treat many as vermin. Zoos have breeding programmes and there are laws.
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Why are people vegetarian/vegan?
Medical problems. Dislike of the taste. Disagreement with the farming methods or slaughter methods. Thinking it's morally wrong to eat meat. Religious laws.
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How are animals and humans different?

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Humans are smarter and communicate in more complex ways. Humans have dominion, and we can kill animals but not other humans. Humans have a greater impact. They use moral, logic and reasoning instead of instinct.

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How are animals used?

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How are animals treated?

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Why are people vegetarian/vegan?

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