By Francine L. Dolins
Attitudes to Animals offers a origin that the reader can use to make moral offerings approximately animals. it's going to problem readers to question their present perspectives, attitudes, and views on animals and the character and improvement of the human-animal courting. Human views at the human-animal dating mirror what we have now discovered, including spoken and unstated attitudes and assumptions, from our households, societies, media, schooling, and employment. This thought-provoking booklet delves into what it capability to be human, what it capacity to be animal, and the character of the connection among them. this is often complete with philosophical and moral discussions, clinical facts, and dynamic theoretical methods.
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Instead of the totems representing simply social reality for a group of humans, fetishism implies that the totems are in fact purposely misrepresenting social reality as ‘natural’ through the animal metaphors, for example, ‘I’m a dog person’ or, ‘you’re a cat person’, are fetishistic disclaimers, perhaps, for justifying as ‘natural’ (and therefore out of our control) certain anti-social or at least questionable behaviours embodied by our allo-animal selves. The fetish, the symbolic totem, is a disguise, a cultural disguise, to deﬂect attention from the core misrepresentation of culture as nature.
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Attitudes to Animals: Views in Animal Welfare by Francine L. Dolins