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rod-the-farmer's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by rod-the-farmer

vescam says, and is supported by fan_of_dawkins

Even across the atheist community, I think there is still a feeling that humans are the superior race somehow, may be remanent from the biblical vision that the world and its animals were somehow created for us. And as such we have a right to kill them (humanely preferably, so not to hurt our sensibility too much). That strikes me as odd.

I don't agree with this at all. Use of the term "race" begs the question - which races are you thinking of ? As for other apes, like gorillas, the only superiority I might feel is my intelligence. They are, every one of them, my cousins, and I detest the people who kill them.

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:28:00 UTC | #348366