By Rishabh Mishra, National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi.
‘The Question Is Not, Can They Reason? Nor, Can They Talk? But, Can They Suffer?’
The evolution of the intellectual faculties of humans has placed them in a position of dominance over other species. The ability to reason as a human has very little to do with the fact that our sufferings lie on the same footing as to those of the animals surrounding us. This similarity casts a moral obligation upon us to alleviate the pain and suffering of animals as the same is a result of human actions. (more…)