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Argument: Animals have emotions, personalities, and souls just like humans

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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) investigator - "It's hard to remember, if all you see of a chicken are it's body parts wrapped in plastic, or crates of them crammed on a slaughterhouse bound truck, but chickens are individuals. Anyone who gets to know a particular chicken learns that their range of emotions is vast and undeniable."

Loren Eisley (1907–1977), a highly respected anthropologist, science writer, ecologist and poet.] - "One does not meet one's self until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human."[1]

Hippocrates - "The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different."

The Koran - "There is not an animal on the earth, nor a flying creature on two tings, but they are people likeunto you."[2]

Pythagoras - "Animals share with us the privilege of having a soul."[3]

Richard H. Pitcairn, American Veterinarian, Pet Nutritionist and Author - "Living with animals can be a wonderful experience, especially if we choose to learn the valuable lessons animals teach through their natural enthusiasm, grace, resourcefulness, affection and forgiveness."[4]

Leonardo Da Vinci - "Truly man is the king of beast for his brutality excedes theirs. We live by the death of others. We are burial places."[5]

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