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Arthur Schopenhauer

"The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality." - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher" Arthur Schopenhauer
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Birth: 1737-01-29 Death: 1809-06-08

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