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May 20, 2019 - The Ecologist

Cruel world or humane nature?

Cruel world or humane nature?
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Humans are flies in the ointment. We place or breed animals into an alternative reality - a reality where stress, pain, deprivation and, yes, real suffering can flourish against a background of abnormality.

Wildlife exists by way of an evolved, synergistic machinery of incidental compassion and 'biological optimism' that is thrown off-balance by human intervention.

Tragically, natural welfare-oriented protections are stripped away by human control as all too often animals in our care are separated from the ‘proper order of things’ and left to endure incarceration or abuse in environments of our making and our failure.

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