From Human Zoos to Animal Zoos: Exploitation Remains the Same

Racism and Speciesism Sprout from the Same Ideological Derivatives

An ideology is a set of beliefs. From economic to political to religious, ideology has proved successful as a means to establishing an accepted hierarchy. Creating a ranking system opens positions for power and authority to govern, rule and dominate. Cue in the ‘isms’. Racism. Sexism.¬†Ageism.¬†Classism.¬†Heterosexism. Speciesism. All of these ideologies work in favor of