Philosopher Immanuel Kant's Use Of Animals For Entertainment

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“He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” Philosopher Immanuel Kant explains that someone who treats animals cruelly becomes cruel with those around him, expressing that animals and humans should be treated with the same respect. The practice of using animals for entertainment has been around for centuries, it had been known for Kings and Lords to had kept animals to show their wealth and superiority. The use of animals in circuses arose in Europe during the 1790s. Zoos, circuses, and amusement parks are all common places to find animals kept for entertainment. Places like Seaworld, known for keeping Orcas and Dolphins, is one of those big attractions.
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