Re "A Change of Heart About Animals," Commentary, Sept. 1: Jeremy Rifkin argues that science has shown that the differences between animals and humans are less than we think and that we should exte
nd more “empathy” to animals. I disagree. In nature,
animals naturally kill and eat each other. ...
In the article, A Change of Heart about Animals, written by Jeremy Rifkin is about how animals are very similar to human beings. Some animals are capable of having emotions and the mental ability to complete tasks as humans can. Rifkin emphasizes how animals should have better treatment due to the...
October 16, 2012
A Change of Heart About Rifkin
Jeremy Rifkin in the article “A Change of Heart About Animals” describes how the lives of animals are all for the benefit of the human race and how animals deserve more respect. Many concerned and caring people believe that animals should be treated...
13 December 2014
In this article, “A Change of Heart about Animals,” Jeremy Rifkin argues that animals are the same as humans because they have emotions, cognitive abilities and are self-aware. Rifkin supports his argument by using the rhetorical tools of comparing and...
Response to “A Change of Heart about Animals”
In “A Change of Heart about Animals” Jeremy Rifkin says that animals have the same human qualities that humans have. And with that they deserve more if not the same amount of respect as human beings. He gives many examples on how some animals are human like...
Who Really Is The Animal?
How many times people give all their trust, love and affection to someone who
inevitably cheats, betrays or disappoints them? Who has the chance to cure and take
care of an animal knows that this wont' ever happen...
Rifkin Mini Essay
In his article, “A Change of Heart About Animals,” Jeremy Rifkin states facts that the difference between animals and humans is less than we think. Rifkin’s purpose is to inform people that animals are similar to us and they should be treated the way we would want to be treated. Throughout...
In “A Change of Heart about Animals” the author Jeremy Rifkin gives you one of many perspectives on the behavior of animals and how people should look at them. In other words, how us, humans should show more affection and empathy for the animals. I strongly agree with him on this topic because I really...
Jeremy Rifkin, an American economist, writer and public speaker, is founder and president of the Foundation on Economic Trends (FOET). In his article, “A Change of Heart about Animals,” published in the Los Angeles Times (2003), suggests that animals are more like humans in the sense that they are capable...
Animals have been used for research since there has been research itself. It has been one of the most debated topics of our times. Many people argue that it is unmoral to test products of any kind on animals, while many scientists believe that animal testing and experimentation is one of the only ways...
experiment on animals?
Task 1: Background Information
“Ask the experimenters why they experiment on animals, and the answer is: 'Because the animals are like us.' Ask the experimenters why it is morally OK to experiment on animals, and the answer is: 'Because the animals are not like...
Jeremy Rifkin in the article “A Change of Heart About Animals” describes how the lives of animals are all for the benefit of the human race and how animals deserve more respect. Many concerned and caring people believe that animals should be treated with love and respect. The reality...
Animal farm- fusion of political satire with artistic purpose
Orwell wrote Animal Farm with a distinct political purpose. At the same time, the book is a splendid work of art. In this book Orwell succeeded fully in fusing his political purpose with his artistic purpose. If Animal Farm did not have an...
Period III ERWC
21 October 2013
I believe animals do not need a Bill of Rights because they already have plethora of laws that protect all of their basic needs. For example, Germany has already passed laws to protect the basic rights of Ape’s....
Rifkin is able to make his audience believe that we should do more for animals by using very negative language when talking about how we currently treat animals. At the end of his article there is a paragraph where Rifkin asks a lot of questions. Almost all of his questions have negative words. For...
Rifkin - Sample Rhetorical Analyses
1. STRATEGY OF USING ANIMAL NAMES
In “A Change of Heart About Animals,” a 2003 editorial published in the Los Angeles Times, Jeremy Rifkin argues that new research calls into question many of the boundaries commonly thought to exist between humans and other...
A Bill of Rights for Animals?
An organization called the Animal Legal Defense Fund has sponsored a petition that raises the awareness and calls for increased protection for the rights of animals. An excerpt from the petition briefly touches on how “animals are defenseless against exploitation...
Understanding three views of Animal Rights
PHI208-Ethics and Moral Reasoning
Animals, from our family pet to the wild, from little ones to big one, from ones who entertain us to human welfare and human happiness, it is hard to believe that only in recent years...
ERWC Period 3
5 November 2014
Animal Rights Essay
Throughout the United States, and many other countries, there is debate on whether or not animals should have rights. Some strongly believe animals should be given rights, due to their capability of feeling pain and emotions....
Expository Reading & Writing
15 October 2012
Animals v Humans
The world is filled with ideas and topics in which people get to decide if it’s right or wrong, but how do you which one is truly right? Facts and proven statements are what makes you decide on the one if more...
Essay: Why do we still study Heart of Darkness?
Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Joseph Conrad in 1899. It is still studied today as it is considered an exemplary moral text. It explores complex moral issues which are challenging for contemporary youths and demonstrates the effect that isolation...
Jeremy Rifkin argues how the human and animal have differences and we should care more about the animal in the editorial “A Change of Heart About Animals”. I strongly agree because animals like humans, have feeling like we do. Some animals kill each other mainly because there trying to survive...
issues, such as animal rights, which are more important. “A Change of heart About Animals”, by Jeremy Rifkin, is an article where he argues how animals have feelings and should have their own rights. He describes how animals have the ability to learn. What he doesn’t do is describe animals as a lower class...
Name: Amr Mohamed El Sayed
Teacher: Ghada el Shimi
A Change Of Heart About Animals
Breakthroughs in biotechnology, nanotechnology, and more universal questions like the age of our universe, inside the lab a bigger story is revealed, one which will influence how we think forever. The...
genes in the DNA of another. This process changes the nucleotide sequence of the crop and, therefore, its characteristics. The debate lies in the question of whether these changes are beneficial for the productivity and quality of the harvest. Jeremy Rifkin argues in his article, “Science and Technology:...
A Change Of Heart About Animals Essay
In “A Change of Heart About Animals”, Jeremy Rifkin mentioned that animals are very similar to us. He said that animals feel pain, suffer, feel stress, affection, excitement, and even love (2). However, I don’t agree with Rifkin. I think animals are...
Jeremy Rifkin exposes in his writing of “A Change of Heart About Animals” that our
hearts should be transformed into a bound of compassion for animals and that we should see
them with new eyes that envision equality. Although he carries great insights toward his stand,
many of it...
The God who answers all questions about origins of the earth and human life in His word which became flesh.2 The origin of man is that God made man from the dust of the ground and breathed life into him (Genesis 2:7).
The stories recorded in (Genesis 1-3) are about the theology (the nature of God)...
The Rights of Animals
In recent studies, scientists exposed that animals have feelings too. In the article “A change of heart about Animals” Jeremy Rifkin mentions how animals are similar to humans. He tried to obtain the sympathy of people about how can the animals feel and act. They have the...
Letter to the Editor
In “A Change of Heart about Animals”, Jeremy Rifkin says that animals are more like us than we imagined and that we should treat them the same way we treat humans. Although Rifkin’s background is impressive, and he is probably very knowledgeable about economic trends in Washington...