The Superior Human?

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This is a 2012 narrative film by director and writer Samuel McAnallen and maker Dr Jenia Meng, featuring Gary Yourofsky, Drs. Steven Best, Bernard Rollin, and Richard D. Ryder. It is the first narrative to methodicallly challenges the regular conviction that people are better than different types of life. It recommends that the confidence in human prevalence is the reason for decimation of the earth and creature brutality. The film is committed to Earth April.

Utilizing parody and mockery, the film assesses and discredits 18 contentions frequently refered to by devotees to human prevalence over different species. The key of these contentions is human cognizance.

The film discredits Cartesian dualism, the wellspring of the partition of brain and body pushed by René Descartes. Descartes accepted that non-human species were not cognizant, in this manner they couldn't feel torment.

This perspective is tested by Dr. Rollin. Dr. Ryder presents his hypothesis of speciesism, a bias comparative in result to prejudice. The film recommends that numerous societies around world have larger amount of adoration for non-human species than Abrahamic religions.

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