Posts Tagged ‘Cruelty’

A Cruel Truth

January 18, 2023

The Universe can indeed be a cruel place at times, but there’s no need to “teach” your children that by being cruel to them. Not only will they figure it out on their own soon enough, the only thing that you’ll accomplish is increasing the cruelty level around you and your children.

Also Known As The “Hitler Loved Dogs” Effect

May 16, 2014

As I recall, while the evidence does indeed support the idea that a person who is cruel to animals is extremely likely to be cruel to people as well, it’s my understanding this is usually explained as a demonstration of a general lack of empathy on said person’s part.

Unfortunately, however, it can not truthfully be said that just because someone is good to animals, they will, of necessity, likewise be good to people.