We need a new revolution

17 03 2007

For many, chimpanzees and other primates are like us enough to be humorous or useful, but not enough to be given respect. They may be similar to us in intellect, behavior, physiology, or other matters, but rarely do people extend them respect or compassion, considering them just another animal. Humanity has a horrible history of not affording basic rights or even consideration to “inferior” beings, be it the spider on the wall or Pacific island peoples. In this video, I see intelligent, dynamic animals being exploited for amusement, the fact that they’re smart enough to act for the camera and understand their roles in the “band” overlooked for the cheap entertainment;


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