Can we see our hypocrisy to animals?

In his op-ed piece in the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof  discusses the new documentary The act of killing, which explores the Indonesian mass murders of the 1960s.  Kristof compares two reviews written by the same person of this film and of the documentary Blackfish, which examines Sea World’s mistreatments of Orcas.    Kristof observes:  “The juxtaposition of the two reviews made me wonder: Some day, will our descendants be mystified by how good and decent people in the early 21st century — that’s us — could have been so oblivious to the unethical treatment of animals?”  Well worth a read.


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