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We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that
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"We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form"

- William Ralph Inge

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This quote by William Ralph Inge talks to the way people have dealt with animals throughout history. He suggests that people have oppressed animals, treating them so inadequately that if animals had the ability to develop a religion, they would illustrate the Devil in human form. This quote is a suggestion of the power imbalance between humans and animals, and how humans have actually used their power to mistreat animals. It also acts as a cautioning to human beings to be more mindful of their actions and to deal with animals with regard and generosity. Inge's quote is a tip that animals are sentient beings and deserve to be treated with self-respect and empathy. It is a call to action for people to recognize their obligation to secure and look after animals, and to ensure that their rights are appreciated.

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William Ralph Inge This quote is written / told by William Ralph Inge between June 6, 1860 and February 26, 1954. He was a famous Clergyman from England. The author also have 26 other quotes.

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