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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This is not to suggest that the Jewish community should be expected to rise above the rest of humankind, but that the Jewish response raises questions about our species no less than does Nazism.

I found I was able to handle it emotionally, and it was very empowering. Read more Read less. The atrocities perpetrated on the innocent during Nazi Germany continue daily for millions of sentient beings around the world.

Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust – Charles Patterson – Google Books

The second is the argument of not-my-job: Buy the selected items together This item: Eating the flesh and secretions of animals or using any part of their bodies makes one complicit in the horrors experienced by small, innocent, defenseless sentient beings in concentration camps a. If Charles approached holocauat issue with the same single-mindedness he gave to his historical analysis, the answer would be a clear and unified one. If you’re writing a book or even planning a writing project and all of your questions aren’t answered here and hereconsider using Lantern’s editorial services to make your work the best it can be.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The second part Chapters examines the industrialization of slaughter of both animals and humans that took place in modern times. Amazon Renewed Refurbished holoacust with a warranty. Good story focusing on Treblinka, one of the lesser known camps established during WW2.

Charles Patterson is a social historian, Holocaust educator, editor, and therapist. Jan 16, Dave rated it it was ok.

What did you do against these horrifying crimes? But it can and now I do risk that. After reading this book you never have to wonder again if holocaust comparisons in human treatment of animals are justified. If it is all right to torture and kill animals, then any human who we can make to sound or look or smell like an animal becomes, quite literally, fair game.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. According to Blanke, “because cruelty and greed always seem to get the upper hand. The connection between the treatment of animals and the treatment of people is an important topic but this book is basically just a bad piece of vegan propaganda.

If this book is about the holocaust nobody wants to talk about, why is it in 16 languages?

The last part of the book Chapters profiles Jewish and German animal advocates on both sides of the Holocaust, including Isaac Bashevis Singer himself.

May 21, Rok rated it liked it Shelves: David Sztybel – – Ethics and the Environment 11 1: Serial killer Ted Bundy said it wasn’t that he had no feelings of remorse towards his victims but that those feelings were weak and ephemeral compared to his rapacious emotions and drives. 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.


Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust

Mar 10, Luthien Michaelis rated it really liked it Recommends it for: If animals are less than human, and if harm done to them is morally not to be judged the same way harm against humans is, then humans who are perceived to be closer to animals than to other humans, who behave in animal-like fashion, or can be made to look to have animal attributes, can lose that protection. For a while, anyway, till the deaths you dealt catch up eternzl you.

Would like to see an updated version with more modern studies comparing the mindsets of Nazi soldiers from the holocaust to slaughterhouse workers and the meat industry. Oct 17, Melanee rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: At the very holocsust it is deliberate ignorance of a possibly od wrong, for personal benefit.

It is based on the assumption that humans, as a species, are something above and beyond all other species, teeatment that harm done to non-humans can never be in the same category as that same harm done to humans. Thanks for telling us about the problem.