How Domesticating Animals Changes Humans–and the Animals We Dominate

A very interesting recommended read on how domesticating animals changes them, but also us…


Domestication means replacing a relationship founded on trust with one ‘based on domination’.”


What could be the problem with dominating animals?


“When humans start treating animals as subordinates, it becomes easier to do the same thing to one another.”


Wild thing

How and why did humans domesticate animals – and what might this tell us about the future of our own species?