Essay Animals Are Not Equal to Humans
In addition, letting animals act like humans could endanger them. Humans have the right, unfortunately, to do certain things even when they know that it is harmful to them. Many humans like to smoke or drink and do not care about how it harms their body. Animals, who have no way of knowing if something is dangerous in the human world until after they have encountered it, may get seriously sick or hurt. For example, if a dog was considered equal, he would be allowed to eat chocolate whenever he likes. The dog would then get critically sick. In society today, it is obvious protecting an animal’s welfare is paramount. Humans should always be over animals to protect them from dangers that they wouldn’t know otherwise.
Water loves to be free and do whatever it likes. It is its true nature, just like an animal’s true nature to be free and wild. Giving those wild (or domesticated) critters the chance to be equal to us deforms their natural ways (Katz, “Animals Need Better Care”). It pulls a mask over their actual face. A mask, which hides the real face but only a little. The mask just tricks the human species into thinking animals are