Video can be a very effective tool for teaching and for reaching us emotionally. A really good video can make a more significant impact in a few minutes than a whole library of books or crowd of experts. Recently I came across a new promotional video by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), called "This is Who We Are." The gist of the video's message is that we're better than the horrific cruelty we perpetrate on animals (and that ALDF is working every day to protect animals).
See if you don't find this video (and the great music) as affecting as I did. Even though it's a promo for a specific organization, it's still a great tool for sparking discussion about who we are as human (and humane) beings:
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