9 sep. 2014

“We need, in a special way, to work twice as hard to help people understand that the animals are fellow creatures, that we must protect them and love them as we love ourselves.”

Rekommenderas. Jag tror vi måste revidera vår syn på att människor har exklusiv rätt till medkännande, moral eller empati.

Blev dessutom väldigt sugen på att läsa den här boken, som ovan talare Frans we Waal har skrivit: The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates:

In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution.

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