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  • Not human: non-human material objects
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    • His theory was that animals were the ‘slaves of man’ and he spoke of the ‘tyranny of humans over non-human animals.’
    • The point, of course, is that these people are wrong in their analysis of the relationship between human beings and non-human animals, not that they're unpleasant.
    • If we shift the focus from human to non-human bodies, new topics, perspectives, and concerns come into view.


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  • A creature that is not a human being.
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    • The second part of the law was simple but brutal, stating that all non-humans had no choice in their government.
    • Nearly every traditional human problem has been solved, and they live peacefully with benevolent non-humans.
    • Even the other non-humans weren't particularly friendly with her.

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