LIVING WITHOUT CRUELTY
THE GREAT DEBATE : Animal liberation
The Great Debate is a philosophical discussion about the shape and future direction of the movement for animal protection. Please read the contributions to date - and if you have a thoughtful, well reasoned set of ideas that you believe would carry the debate forward, then we want to hear from you too.
By John Bryant
Letters from Ellie Maldonado
By Dr Lynne Sharpe
By Dave Eaton
By Adam Kyd
By Dave Eaton
Animal Aid has, for all its life, done what we hope is a creditable job exposing and campaigning against cruelty, and promoting ways of living that eliminate animal exploitation. While we've never avoided the more philosophical side of animal rights, we've seen ourselves as part of a movement that seeks, above all, to be practical and get results. In this, our 25th year, we feel it is time to play more of a role in - as it were - refreshing the rights/liberation doctrine. And so we are launching this special section on our website devoted to discussion about the shape and future direction of the movement for animal protection.
This page is open only to animal advocates. Vivisectors, animal farmers and their ilk have their own well-funded routes to communicating with the public. That means the site is 'closed', with contributors invited to send their articles to Animal Aid's office. If you have an idea for an article, please send a brief outline (no more than 200 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org - mark it: Great Debate.
Please tell your friends about the Great Debate and add a link from your own website.