Animals Are The Best Of God 's Creation

1526 Words Dec 3rd, 2014 7 Pages
As humans, we might see ourselves as empowered people. We might feel as though we are the best of god’s creation, and are more powerful than any other living organism on this earth. What makes us feel empowered to other living things, when they are as much alive as any human is? Does this mean that we are seen as something different, than any other living organisms such as an animal or is the human species animals? According to Webster, the definition of Animals is considered “a living organism that eats organic matter and typically has specialized sense organs and nervous systems and are able to respond rapidly to stimuli” (Webster dictionary). The definition categorized humans as animals which we are. As the years go on human’s progress more and learn much more which is where the school system comes into place, which “animals” do not have. Which makes humans a little better and empowered to other animals. Humans may feel empowered over animals but are the same and no different than wild animals; therefore, humans are animals because we act like them. Although, some believe humans are empowered over animals evidenced in the bible, in the Book of Genesis 1: 26 says that man is said to have dominance over animals, it specifically states “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”…
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