I sometimes worry about this with myself. I think in my case, I see it as much easier to "save" an animal than it is to save a human. For instance, when I find a starving/abused animal, I can take it home, feed it, and give it a good home. That's not so easy to do with fellow humans. You can't just adopt other people on the spot. Don't get me wrong - I help other humans when I can, but there's not the hands-on, instant feeling of gratification, in most cases. Do you guys understand what I'm saying?
I read a research report recently that showed people with high levels of compassion for animals also tends to have above average levels of compassion for people. I don't think empathy is a limited resource that you "used up" on animals. But animals can be considerable less demanding recipients of our care.
I do care for both, but let say they are both drowning and you can save only one, which one are you going to save? The other one which is lighter. Really, both If I can
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