Thinking about animals How are humans different to other animals? How are humans the same as other animals? Make a table like this and think of as many ideas as you can
What rights do you think people should have? Do you think animals should have the same rights? Why? Or why not? Vegans think there are some rights that animals deserve. Human rights
Animals can feel pain suffer be bored be sad be hateful be hungry be imprisoned be clever Why should animals have rights? Animals will defend themselves if under threat They have a strong desire to keep on living • feel pleasure • be comfortable • be excited • be happy • be loving • be satisfied • be free • be stupid Animals don’t belong to us!
The right to live The right to happiness The right to reproduce The right to freedom from hunger & thirst from discomfort from pain, injury or disease of movement to express normal behaviour from fear and distress Animal Rights
Animal Rights • Did you think the last slide was controversial? • How about: • The right not to be exploited • The right not to be interfered with • The right to live their own lives