Peter Singer The Animal Liberation Movement Analysis

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In the first half on “The Animal Liberation Movement”, writer Peter Singer claims that we should give the same respect to non-human animals as we give to the lives of humans. To make his case, Singer claims that equality is based on equal consideration and shows that arguments for not extending rights to non-humans are inconsistent. Next, he makes the argument as to why equality is a moral idea and not an assertion of fact by going through the problems of holding all human beings equal from a literal standpoint. Finally, he addresses suffering and compares the suffrage of healthy and disabled humans to the suffering of certain non-human animals. In his work, Peter Singer urges us to consider extending the same amount of consideration in the