Animal Rights History - source documents and more
May 12, 2008 7:23 AM   Subscribe

Animal Rights History collects quotes and original source documents from historical figures concerned with animal welfare, animal rights and vegetarianism throughout history, including John Locke on kids' cruelty to animals, Voltaire on vivisecting dogs, the author of history's first protected species list, lots about Pythagoras, timelines, a survey of anti-cruelty laws and more.
posted by mediareport (4 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
I don't really like the layout of the site, but the content looks interesting and I look forward to exploring it later at my leisure.
posted by sandraregina at 8:33 AM on May 12, 2008

Looks like an interesting compilation -- I added it to my research list. Tx.
posted by binturong at 8:50 AM on May 12, 2008

Torturing dogs led to the discovery of the purpose of the respiratory system, albeit without yet discovering oxygen.
posted by Pants! at 11:11 AM on May 12, 2008

"Torturing dogs led to the discovery of the purpose of the respiratory system"

Ignorance serving ignorance.
posted by chance at 5:03 PM on May 13, 2008

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