April 28, 2011

Critters Cry Out Over Racism/Oppression

Telegraph:

Animal lovers should stop calling their furry or feathered friends “pets” because the term is insulting, leading academics claim.

..n its first editorial, the journal – jointly published by Prof Linzey’s centre and the University of Illinois in the US – condemns the use of terms such as ”critters” and “beasts”.

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I bleeve I'd listen to her boys.

The panel also found that labeling pet rocks as inanimate was also insensitive.

When confronted with the fact that suggested new terms were also just "labels" and subject to connotation the panel looked confused and said they'd get back with us.

By Howie at 04:57 PM | Comments |