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    Love them, hate them, eat them: exploring the human-animal relationship


    Hour 2

    Human beings have a complicated relationship with animals.  Some we take into our houses as pets, while others we serve up for dinner.  What is behind our paradoxical relationship with animals?  Psychologist HAL HERZOG has written about the strange and often contradictory human-animal relationship in his new book, Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight About Animals.

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