Eternal Treblinka has ratings and 32 reviews. I understood Charles Patterson argument, but I still think it is pretty inappropriate to compare the treatment of. The website maintained by Charles Patterson, author of “Eternal Treblinka” and other books. Charles Patterson, The Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust. New York: Lantern Books, , pp. Reviewed by Dr. Steven Best.

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I did this in part because I knew that the comparison might be upsetting people, and likely lead to “well, I knew it, animal protection people are all nuts, so I’ll discount everything they’re saying, phew, nom, nom”-thought cascades.

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Patterson is an American author, historian, and animal rights cyarles, perhaps best known for his books, Eternal Treblinka: But think of it as “just an animal”, and you can brain the beast, and then go home at night and enjoy your steak.

Naturalist John Muir wrote that the people he knew enjoyed seeing the passenger pigeons fill the sky, but they liked shooting and eating them more-“every gun was aimed at them. I am grateful to be in it. Aug 07, Raluca Sandu rated it it was amazing Shelves: Five centuries before the birth of Christ, Pythagoras wrote, “So long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Knowing some of the people referenced in this part of Eternal Treblinka adds a personal connection to the human suffering of the past.

Retrieved 26 November Also how “lesser” people have been treated in general during the last several hundred years and our views on “lesser” beings. Retrieved from ” https: You don’t confront the gravity of the problem by tinkering charpes its edges with vegetarianism, welfare reform and so on.


In Warsaw, people brought chickens, ducks, and geese to be slaughtered.

Doubleday, Jabber, and Co. Quite vivid and descriptive text. He also became convinced that eating vegetables improved the odors of his flatulence, a condition that distressed him terribly and caused him much embarrassment….

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Neutralnost pomaze tiraninu, nikad zrtvi. Our grandchildren will ask us one day: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum http: Mar 25, Rico rated it really liked it. BUT, if you read it, you must remember that he is not comparing the atrocities of the Holocaust to the treatment of animals, he is comparing the mindset that drives both. In conclusion, Patterson writes that “the sooner we put an end to our cruel and violent way of life, the better it will be for all of us-perpetrators, bystanders, and victims.

Now and then, a fowl cried out like a human being. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Eternal Treblinka : Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust

Patterson insists that Descarte and his followers had a large influence in this when they maintained that animals did not feel pain and claimed that their cries, howls, and writhings were only external reflexes, unconnected to inner sensation. Treblknka like the book very much because I wrote it. The boss in his cowboy hat observes from the overhead walkway. In memory of the Cypress hens in Florida and Georgia, who treblinkaa caged, starved, and gassed to death.

Auschwitz begins whenever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: It isn’t only modern capitalist society that commits the atrocities it depicts, although our society could hardly be topped. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. In the end, whether the murders of millions of humans in several years, and the murder of millions of animals a days mostly chickens, but still are metaphysically comparable, is unimportant.


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Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust by Charles Patterson

He quotes one of the leading members of the Nazi party on his views of Jews. Dec 15, Lunar Snowflake rated it it was amazing Shelves: We read the opposing testimony of Holocaust survivors and their descendants.

The Mismeasure of Man. By knowing how these people have worked and are working to end suffering of both humans and animals clearly illustrates how we can return goodness and compassion for evil and bring peace to this earth without seeking revenge. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?

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The concentration camps were production line human slaughterhouses, mirroring our animal slaughterhouses. That bothered him, for there was no evidence that people were more important than chickens. Would like to see an updated version with more modern studies patterxon the mindsets of Nazi soldiers from the holocaust to slaughterhouse workers and the meat industry.

That’s all I can really say, short of just copy and pasting quotes from the book. Gdje ste bili tijekom holokausta zivotinja? Animal Ethics in Applied Ethics. Since downers impede stockyard and slaughterhouse operations, workers usually leave them where they fall or drag them out of the way until they can deal with them later.