Every Cow Just Wants To Be Happy Every Chicken Just Wants To Be Free Every Bear, Dog, Or Mouse Experiences Sorrow And Feels Pain As Intensely As Any Of Us Humans Do In A Compelling Appeal To Reason And Human Kindness, Matthieu Ricard Here Takes The Arguments From His Best Sellers Altruism AndHappiness To Their Logical Conclusion That Compassion Toward All Beings, Including Our Fellow Animals, Is A Moral Obligation And The Direction Toward Which Any Enlightened Society Must Aspire He Chronicles The Appalling Sufferings Of The Animals We Eat, Wear, And Use For Adornment Or Entertainment, And Submits Every Traditional Justification For Their Exploitation To Scientific Evidence And Moral Scrutiny What Arises Is An Unambiguous And Powerful Ethical Imperative For Treating All Of The Animals With Whom We Share This Planet With Respect And Compassion.
Born in 1946, Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, an author, translator and photographer He has lived, studied and worked in the Himalayan region for over forty years.The son of French philosopher Jean Fran ois Revel and artist Yahne Le Toumelin, Matthieu grew up among the personalities and ideas of Paris intellectual and artistic circles He earned a Ph.D degree in cell genetics at the renowned
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- 04 January 2018 Matthieu Ricard