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ANIMAL ANIMAL RIGHTS ANIMATE ANIMATED ANIMO
ANIMUS

~ ANIMAL  continued for see> ANIMA
          for etymology see> ANIMA
     biol> DENOTES ANY LIVING FORM WITH MOTION AND
           INHERENTLY WITH SENSATION
     note that early SEMITIC LAW FORBADE
          THE REPRESENTATION OF ANIMALS
     now upheld by MUSLIM DOCTRINE
     formulated by MOHAMMED [#] and ISLAM
     the above is in sharp conflict with
     A  HUMAN INSTINCT WHICH TENDS TO BOND
     MAN WITH ANIMATED CREATURES
     AS EXPRESSED SINCE THE ANIMAL DEPICTIONS
     BY CAVE MEN
     slur> SOME HUMANS are called
           ANIMALS or "BEASTS" as if to
     imply A DEGRADED VIEW OF "ANIMAL"
     as if "BEASTLY" ACTS ARE NOT PART OF
            HUMAN NATURE
     note THE DEGRADATION OF NON HUMAN ANIMALS
          may stem from MYSTICS WHO BELIEVE
     THAT ONLY MAN IS DIVINE IN NATURE and
     use such belief or rather abuse others
     with their beliefs to
     ATTRIBUTE HUMAN ABOMINABLE ACTS to
     NON HUMAN SOURCES thus transferring
     HUMAN FLAWS to OTHER BEASTS or ANIMALS
     WITHIN SUCH A FRAME
     "INSTINCTS" AND "DESIRES" REPRESENT THE
     "UNREDEEMED" COMPONENTS OF THE
     ANIMALISTIC NATURE OF MAN
     lit+ note "HISTORIE OF FOURE-FOOTED BEASTES" [90]
          by Edward TOP SELL [#] published in 1607
     such works BECAME A POPULAR SUNDAY READING AND OFFERED
     "HEAVENLY MEDITATIONS UPON EARTHY CREATURES" but
      TOP SELL [#] points out to their
     "IMPOSSIBLE FALSITIES ... AND ABSURDITIES"  sug> LAMIA
     note however how ABSURD VIEWS PERSIST
     note that MODERN URBAN "HUMANS" HAVE "LOST TOUCH" or
          LACK INTIMATE KNOWLEDGE OF ANIMAL NATURE
     THE INDUSTRIAL AGE HAS MADE ANIMALS "FOREIGN"
     TO HUMAN SENTIMENTS      ONLY RECENTLY THERE IS AN
     AWARENESS THAT ANIMAL ABUSE SANCTIONS HUMAN ABUSE
     or ANIMAL GENOCIDE CAN BE AKIN TO HUMAN HOLOCAUST
     sug> ECOCIDE
     see> ECOLOGY
     see> GENOCIDE
     sug> CARCINOGEN
     see> POLLUTION
     lit+ "OTHER CREATURES - REDISCOVERING THE
          SPIRITUALITY OF ANIMALS" by Christopher MANES
     published by Doubleday presents the view that
     ANIMALS OFFER SPIRITUAL VALUES
     ESSENTIAL TO RELIGIOUS TRUTHS
     "THE WOLF SHOULD ALSO DWELL WITH THE LAMB"
     in ISAIAH 10
     hx> UNTIL THE 14TH CENTURY
         PETS ACCOMPANIED THE FAITHFUL TO MASS
     RENAISSANCE AND TECHNOLOGY USHERED A
     HOMOCENTRIC THEOLOGY
     CHRISTIANITY AND MUCH OF
     BIBLICAL RELIGIONS ARE IN FACT
     A MONOLOGUE ABOUT HUMANITY
     NON HUMAN ANIMALS ARE MARGINALIZED
     BIBLICAL RELIGIONS EARNED
     NO CREDIT IN THE PRESERVATION OF SPECIES
     see> ECOLOGY  see> DECIMATION  see> HOLOCAUST
     see> NATURE
     IN THEOLOGY NON SELF or
     "OTHER THINGS SHOULD MATTER" but
                 IS THIS PREACHED?
~ ANIMAL RIGHTS  note CURRENT MOVEMENTS TO FORGE PRINCIPLES
                 TO EXPAND HUMAN RIGHTS TO INCLUDE ANIMALS
     lit+ Ronald Mathias LOCKLEY [#] was a protector of
          NATURE and said
     "ANIMALS ... HAVE A MEASURE OF REASONING AND
     INDIVIDUAL ACTION"    see> ANTHROPOMORPHISM
     some view ANIMAL ABUSE AS AN EXTREME FORM OF RACISM
     some view ANIMAL RIGHTS AS A "PRO LIFE" POSITION as if
     fundamentally ALL LIFE IS INTERTWINED or as if
     "WHAT HARMS                  sug> BIRTH DEFECT
     ONE SET OF GENES            sug> MUTAGEN
     HARMS ANOTHER"              sug> CHORNOBYL
     EXTREME POSITIONS EVEN CONSIDER  sug> TERATOGEN
     ANIMAL DOMESTICATION AS ABUSE    sug> CARCINOGEN
     lit+ Jeremy BENTON [#] in "The Principles of
          Morals and Legislation" points out that
     LEGAL AND MORAL HUMAN AND ANIMAL RIGHTS ARE BASED
     NOT THAT ONE HAS GREATER REASON THAN ANOTHER BUT
     ON THE COMMON FACT THAT BOTH HAVE A SIMILAR
     CAPACITY TO SUFFER              sug> ETHICS
     Peter SINGER [#] in "Animal Liberation"
     points out
     "THE CAPACITY TO FEEL           sug> SENTIENT
     IS THE ONLY DEFINABLE LIMIT    see> SENSE
     IN THE INTEREST OF OTHERS ..." see> RIGHT
     med> Carl JUNG [#] BELIEVED THAT
          IN ANIMALS WE FIND
     OUR SUBHUMAN INSTINCTS AND
     OUR SUBCONSCIOUS
     lit+ " ANIMALS ARE NOT BRETHREN ...
            NOT UNDERLINGS
            THEY ARE OTHER NATIONS ...
            CAUGHT WITH OURSELVES
            IN THE NET OF LIFE AND TIME " from
     Henry BESTON [#] in [77]        sug> HOLOCAUST
     id+ HOMER IS PROBABLY A PREMIER THEOLOGIAN AND
         IN REGARD TO ANIMALS HIS WORK DENOTES RESPECT AND
     A LACK OF A HUMAN SUPERIORITY COMPLEX TYPICAL OF
     MODERN WESTERN VIEWS GROUNDED IN BIBLICAL RELIGIONS
     DEPICTING MAN AS DIVINE AND NEGLECTING THE DIVINE COMMAND
     FOR MAN TO BE A "GOOD SHEPHERD" OF THE WHOLE
     CREATION        sug> CARNAGE
     hx> IDEAS ABOUT ANIMALS EVOLVED FROM THE MIDDLE AGES
         WHEN A " THEOCENTRIC " PHILOSOPHY EMERGED PROPOSING
     MAN AS BEING MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD
     DURING THE RENAISSANCE SCIENCE INTRODUCED A
     " HOMOCENTRIC " VIEW  as if               sug> HUMANISM
     MAN ITSELF IS GODLY                       sug> MARX
     MOST RECENT VIEWS SHOW A                  sug> LENIN
     " BIOCENTRIC " or " ECOCENTRIC " POSTURE perhaps from
     THE REALIZATION THAT HUMAN SURVIVAL IS LINKED
     TO THE DESTINY OF MOST OTHER SPECIES    sug> HABITAT
     lit+ Michel de MONTAIGNE [#] 1533-1592 or EUQUEM [#]
          was versed in law and became a popular Mayor of
     Bordeaux France  in his vast Essays he states
     "... IT IS NOT UPON ANY GROUND OF REASON
     BUT BY A FOOLISH PRIDE AND VAIN OPINION
     THAT WE PREFER OURSELVES BEFORE OTHER ANIMALS
     ... WE OUGHT ... TO CONFESS THAT THE SAME REASON
     THE SAME METHOD BY WHICH WE OPERATE
     ARE COMMON WITH THEM OR
     THAT THEY HAVE OTHERS THAT ARE BETTER ... "
     lit+ ARISTOTLE [#] wrote
     " AS MAN IS THE BEST OF THE ANIMALS WHEN PERFECTED
     SO HE IS THE WORST WHEN SEPARATED FROM LAW AND JUSTICE
     MAN IS ARMED BY NATURE WITH GOOD SENSE AND VIRTUE BUT
     MAY USE THEM FOR ENTIRELY OPPOSITE ENDS  sug> DEMAGOGUE
     THEREFORE WHEN HE IS WITHOUT VIRTUE      sug> INTEGRITY
     MAN IS THE MOST UNSCRUPULOUS AND SAVAGE OF THE ANIMALS "
     also Bertrand RUSSELL [#] [16] offers a critical view
     " ... THE CHURCH HAS ALWAYS TAUGHT AND STILL TEACHES
     THAT MAN HAS NO DUTIES TOWARD THE LOWER ANIMALS
     ON THIS GROUND POPE PIUS IX REGARDED THE
     SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AS
     ETHICALLY HERETICAL AND FORBADE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A
     BRANCH IN ROME ...  MOST PEOPLE  ...
     REGARD ANIMALS AS MEANS OR AS OBSTACLES ...    also
     MOST WHITE MEN ... REGARDED NEGROES AS USEFUL
     INDIANS AS A NUISANCE ...
     IN NEITHER CASE DID THEY CONSIDER THE GOOD OF
     THE INDIAN OR THE NEGRO AS HAVING ANY BEARING
     ON WHAT THE WHITE MAN SHOULD DO ...
     THE SAME SORT OF THINGS ARE TO BE SAID
     ABOUT CHILD LABOR ...
     FORCED LABOR ...                            see> SLAVE
     CONCENTRATION CAMPS ..."                    see> GULAG
     also W H LEACKY [#] [18] points to PLUTARCH [#]
     " ... THE SIGHT OF BLOOD AND OF SUFFERING
       IS NECESSARILY AND ESSENTIALLY DEPRAVING ... "
     PLUTARCH CONDEMNED THE USE OF WILD BEASTS FOR
     HUMAN ENTERTAINMENT BUT SUCH CALLOUS HABIT
     PERSISTS AS SHOWN IN CRUEL COMMERCIAL EXPLOITATION OF
     ANIMALS                   sug> ACQUARIA  ANIMAL PARKS
     ZOOS from gr ZOE = LIFE                     sug> ZEUS
     some call animal parks " ABUSEMENT PAKS"
     implying DEPRAVED DEPRIVATION OF ANIMALS
     sp   PRIVADO  = PRIVATE             sug> PRIVY
        DEPRIVAR     DEPRIVE             see> DEGENERATION
     lead to concepts and roots related to HABITAT as in
     HABIT HABITUAL OPPRESS TORTURE JAIL PRISON CAGE as
     ZOO or ZOOLOGICAL which stand for LIFE or ZEUS and
     SPERM and AZOOSPERMIA
     note MANY SYMBOLS BOND HUMANS WITH
          NON HUMAN CREATURES [35]
     myth> CHIMAERA  SPHYNX  LAMIA  MINOTAUR  SIREN
           TRITON  HYDRA  UNICORN  GRIFFIN  HARPY
     WINGED HORSE  HIPPOGRYPH DRAGON   PHOENIX  LAMB
     DOVE  RAM  SNAKE  TOAD  DOG  FISH
     THE ABOVE HAVE A ROLE IN MYTHOLOGY as do
     AMPHISBAENA =  LIMBLESS TROPICAL LIZARD from
                    A SO CALLED TWO HEADED SERPENT
                    from gr = GOING IN BOTH DIRECTIONS
     ARACHNID       SPIDERS AND OTHER INVERTEBRATES from
     ARCANE         THE MAIDEN OF ATHENA
     ARGUS PHEASANT from ARGUS or A MONSTER WITH HUNDRED EYES
                    SENT BY HERA TO ZEUS TO SPY ON HIM
                    ZEUS TOLD HERMES TO KILL ARGUS AND IN
                    GRIEF HERA TURNED ARGUS INTO A PEACOCK
                    THE EYES SHOW ON THE FEATHERS OF THE TAIL
                    maxim> " ARGUS EYED "
     EAGLE          SYMBOL OF ZEUS and of SOVEREIGNTY
                    A DOUBLE HEADED OR CRESTED EAGLE STOOD
                    FOR THE BYZANTINE and later
                    AUSTRIAN and RUSSIAN EMPIRES TO DENOTE
                    A WATCH FOR THE EAST AND WEST
     HARPIES        THEY WERE VORACIOUS AND LONG CLAWED
     ECHIDNA        PORCUPINE ANTEATER
                    FOUND IN AUSTRALIA TASMANIA NEW GUINEA
                    from
     ECHIDNA        THE HALF WOMAN HALF SERPENT
                    MOTHER OF SPHINX HYDRA CHIMERA AND THE
                    NEMEAN LION
     GORGONIA       A CORAL from
                    GORGON WHO TURNED PEOPLE INTO STONE
                    in gr GORGON implies GRIM
     HYDRA          FRESH WATER POLYPS OR HYDRAS WHICH CAN
                    REGENERATE IF CUT TO PIECES from
                    A MANY HEADED MONSTER HYDRA WHICH GREW
                    TWO HEADS IF ONE WAS CUT
     JUNONIA        A PEACOCK BUTTERFLY or
                    THE PEACOCK NAMED "JUNO BIRD" because of
                    ITS " TAIL EYES "  PATTERN
     LEMUR          a NOCTURNAL MAMMAL from MADAGASCAR from
                    lat LEMUR or
                    AN EVIL SPIRIT OF THE DEAD from
                    gr LAMIA = SPIRITS
     MEDUSA         JELLYFISH from
                    ONE OF THREE FEMALE MONSTERS KNOWN AS
                    MEDUSA " THE GRIM " WHO
                    HAD SNAKES FOR HAIR
     NYMPH          IMMATURE INSECT from
                    THE ETERNAL YOUTH OF MYTHOLOGICAL NYMPHS
                    THEY WERE CHARMING GIRLS
     PEGASUS        A WINGED FISH WITH HORSE LIKE FACE from
                    PEGASUS THE MYTHICAL WINGED HORSE
     POLYPHEMUS     AN AMERICAN SILKWORM MOTH WITH
                    A SINGLE EYE LIKE SPOT ON EACH OF ITS
                    REAR WINGS from
                    THE CYCLOPS POLYPHEMUS WHO
                    TERRORIZED ODYSSEUS
     PYTHON         LARGE SNAKE from
                    THE MYTHOLOGICAL SERPENT OF
                    MOUNT PARNASSUS SLAIN BY APOLLO
     RHESUS         THE MYTHICAL KING OF THRACE
                    sc> med> THE Rh SYMBOL stands for
                        THE RHESUS ANTIGEN OF HUMANS
     STENTOR        A GENUS OF TRUMPET SHAPED PROTOZOA from
                    STENTOR THE HERALD OF
                    THE GREEK ARMY DURING THE WAR WITH TROY
     VAMPIRE BAT    A SOUTH AMERICAN ANIMAL from
                    LEGENDARY STORIES OF IMAGINED
                    EUROPEAN VAMPIRES
     myth> ANIMAL SYMBOLS IN AMERICAN INDIAN FOLK LORE INCLUDE
          IDEAS EXPRESSED IN TALES and FABLES
     EVIL          SNAKE
     FREEZING      THE BEAR AND BOB CAT LOST THEIR TAIL
     LOVE          DOGS ARE LIKE HUMANS BECAUSE THEY STEM FROM
                   A FLAWED HUMAN CLAY FIGURE ANIMATED BY
                   A SPIRIT IMPARTED BY A COYOTE
     PUNISHED      WHITE EAGLE BECAME A BUZZARD
     SACRED        WHITE EAGLE FLEW NEAREST TO THE SUN
                   THE BLACK TIPS OF THE WINGS IMPLY
                   BURNED FEATHERS
     STRENGTH      TURTLE
                   for degradation of
                   non human animals
                   see> DEGENERATION
~ ANIMATE  HAVING LIFE
           lit+ see> A STORY IS ABOUT THE DEVIL WHO
                     FAILED TO ANIMATE THE WOLF
~ ANIMATED  WITH MOTION AND SOUL
~ ANIMO     INTENTION  used in legal parlance
~ ANIMUS    FEELING   may denote HOSTILITY
            lat MIND and COURAGE IN LIFE as in
  ANIMOSITY as in sp ANIMATE     note legal parlance
  as in ANIMO  = MOTIVE
  sp    ANIMO    STATE OF MIND or MOOD note
                 MODO    MODE MODAL leads to
        MODA     FASHION
        MODALES  MANNERS
        MODERNO  MODERN
  ply> | UNANIMITY AND PUSILLANIMITY ALLOWS FOR
         DEPRIVATION OF ANIMALS TO BECOME A DEPRAVITY
  THAT DEPRAVES LIFE CAUSING SPIRITUAL DEPRIVATION FROM
  EQUANIMITY AND MAGNANIMITY |
  continued in
  see> SPIRIT
  see> SOUL
  see> MIND
        

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