Changing the Game (New Revised and Updated Edition): Animal by Norm Phelps

By Norm Phelps

Norm Phelps has lengthy been one of many best theoreticians, historians, and strategists of the animal advocacy move. His new publication collects his fresh writings in this topic, in addition to deals in print for the 1st time a completely revised and up to date model of the ebook he released with Lantern in 2013 (978-1-59056-379-3). Phelps argues that confronted with the overpowering wealth and tool of the animal exploitation industries, animal activists are like David attempting to withstand Goliath. yet instead of following the unsuccessful options of the previous, Phelps proposes that we modify the sport by means of adopting David’s technique of refusing to play by means of Goliath’s principles. extra essays discover classification and race in animal advocacy, where of public coverage vs. deepest morality in developing social switch, and the unyielding barrier of human exceptionalism. Trenchant, clever, and deeply devoted to the aid of ache and the liberation of animals, altering the sport is bound to provide animal advocates a lot nutrition for proposal because the flow charts a manner ahead for all sentient beings.

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