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Gabriela Nogueira

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Do you think that animals are completely free?

I've been thinking a lot about this and, personally, I think that animals are free. They have no obligations or judgments. They only follow their instinct, different from us human beings, that follow reason. So, that's the point: Do they know that they are free? And what worth the animal's freedom if they don't know that they are free? Is the idea of freedom exclusive of the rational beings?

I really would like to know your opinions, they are very important.
Thank you!

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  • Apr 15 2013: I find it difficult to determine my own freedom, and I have an intimate connection to my consciousness. My thoughts regarding an animal's sense of freedom are hopelessly tainted by the rhetoric of my species.

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