Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrapped up 2013 by moving into the animal-welfare debate and showing his support for the humane treatment of animals. He very much deserves a Pack of Compassion Award, going into 2014.
In the forward to the new book, Global Guide to Animal Protection, Tutu states:
The matter of the abuse and cruelty we inflict on other animals has to fight for our attention in what sometimes seems an already overfull moral agenda. It is vital, however, that these instances of injustice not be overlooked.
In an article on the Huffington Post website, the Dalai Lama is also quoted as saying, “With regard to animals, they not only have life, but feelings of pleasure and pain too.”PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion - teamed with Science and Logic