RE: Question about PETA....

From: zeb haradon (
Date: Sun Feb 18 2001 - 00:49:53 MST

>From: Harvey Newstrom <>

>At 7:58am -0800 2/16/01, Brian D Williams wrote:
>>The "inner core" of PETA is also again't pet ownership (or was)
>>which is something their glassy-eyed subscribers are probably
>>unaware of.
>Why do you say that? I would think that most PETA members would also
>be against pet ownership. The concept of owning an animal seems to
>conflict with the concept of animal rights or returning animals to
>their natural state. I am not aware of any animal-rights activists
>who would support pet ownership. The two concepts appear to be
>incompatible to me.

I think you're assuming that these people think about their beliefs in a
logical way and try to resolve the inconsitencies they find. That would be
an incorrect assumption. A lot of animal rights people speak favorably of
having "animal companions".

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