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Does How We Talk About Animals Affect How We Treat Animals?

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Does the language we use when talking about animals reflect the way we treat them? Colleen Patrick-Goudreau thinks so.

Listen below, on KQED’s website, read the transcript below, and please share with friends and family. It’s a perspective that can change the way we interact with the world. 

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