They have convinced themselves that man, the worst transgressor of all the species, is the crown of the creation. All other creatures were created merely to provide them with food, pelts, to be tormented, exterminated. In relation to them, all people are Nazis ; for the animals it is an eternal Treblinka.

 

Isaac B. Singer, The Letter Writer.

 

Cité par Sylvain Tesson, in Une vie à coucher dehors, folio.

 

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