Empathy versus Sympathy

Empathy and sympathy differ dramatically when it comes to animal welfare. Individuals with high levels of empathy are more likely to take actions to benefit non-human animals.

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The Tragedy of Willful Ignorance

How does one feel outrage over the killing of dogs in Korea and China for food, the massacre of dolphins in Japan, the slaughter of elephants, lions, and rhinos in Africa, but accept the mistreatment and annual slaughter of billions of hogs, chickens, cows, sheep, and other animals in the United States? How does one […]