They Aren't Just "Dumb Animals"
Righteous people are not cruel to animals:
Animals may not have the intelligence and wisdom of humans, but according to the Word of God, animals somehow know something that many humans don't know, or refuse to know - that humans didn't evolve from animals, but that God is the Creator of all:
Although their potential is infinitely (literally) different, humans and (other) animals were created together, and exactly alike:
Fact Finder: Is even the nature of the wild animals going to change after The Return Of Jesus Christ?
See also Scenes From The Millennium
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This Day In History, September 2
31 BC: Caesar Augustus (Octavian) conquered Antony and Cleopatra (see The Ptolemies) at the Battle of Actium. Some historians consider this date to be the beginning of the Roman empire (see Ancient Empires - Rome).
1547: Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes died at age 62. He battled equally-famous Aztec emperor Montezuma in Mexico.
1752: The last day that the Julian Calendar (named after Roman emperor Julius Caesar) was used in Britain and its then American colonies. The present Gregorian calendar (named after Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XIII) began in use the next day.
1807: The British began bombarding Copenhagen to stop Napoleon from using the Danish fleet against Britain.
1864: During the U.S. Civil War, Union General William T. Sherman captured Atlanta.
1901: U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt's famous remark that American foreign policy should be to "speak softly and carry a big stick."
1930: The first non-stop flight from Europe to the United States, 37 hours flying time.
1944: Anne Frank, at age 15, was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. The Dutch-Jewish girl, famous for her Diary of Anne Frank died at the Belsen concentration camp the next year, shortly before it was liberated by Allied troops near the end of the Second World War.
1944: During the Second World War, U.S. pilot George Bush parachuted out of his burning fighter plane into the Pacific. He survived, and went on to become the U.S. President in 1989 and the father of the U.S. President in 2001.
1945: "VJ Day" at the end of the Second World War. Japanese officials signed the terms of surrender with U.S. General Douglas MacArthur and other Allied leaders aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
1969: At the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), computer researchers made the first working connection between two huge, primitive computers. Some regard that event as the birth of the computer network that became the Internet.