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A neologism coined by those who view the use of animals in research as a wrong akin to sexism and racism

species-ism

Popular science A neologism coined by animal rights activists, who view use of animals in research as a crime. See Animal rights activism, Animal Welfare Act.
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When comparisons between racism and speciesism and between chauvinism and speciesism began--e.
I will not try to establish whether speciesism is moral or immoral.
Simply defined the concept of speciesism (Ryder, 1989), discussed in general terms by (Singer, 1975), is a prejudice or attitude bias in favour of the interest of members of one's own species and against those of members of another one.
O'Hara (1999 p 102) explains that while 'many punks take a stand against speciesism, racism .
DENISOFF, Dennis, "Oscar Wilde's Convictions, Speciesism, and the Pain of Individualism', see GENERAL STUDIES, LITERATURE: Wright, Volume One, pp.
w]ithout speciesism , domesticated animals would not be regarded as mindless; without specieism, they would not be forced into servitude.
Joan Veon of Maryland was at Rio and said the "dominion mandate"--man's stewardship over the Earth--was rejected as speciesism.
Such usage belies the fact that--as Peter Singer argued in Animal Liberation in 1975--racism, sexism, and speciesism have fundamentally identical roots in one group's domination by another.
Bookchin speaks of the close interrelations that exists among the "triad of domination" represented by classism (domination of humans by humans), sexism (domination of women by men), and speciesism (domination of nature by humans).
Falling a prey to such a draining of intellectual and psychological energy is also Coetzee's most outspoken mouthpiece for a 'philosophy of the heart' and a process of 'embodied minding' (4) which proceeds to undermine any tenets regarding speciesism or exceptionalism and eventually embraces environmental concerns.
68) Under this approach, Singer argues that not affording animals protection amounts to speciesism akin to the arbitrary discrimination to which slaves were subjected prior to slave trading being outlawed.