Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson





Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson


Born
in Chicago
March 28, 1941

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He has written several books books critical of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy and psychiatry as well as books on animals, their emotions and their rights.

He currently lives in New Zealand with his wife, two sons, three cats and three rats.

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Harambe, a 17-year-old male Western lowland gorilla (an endangered species with only about 175,000 left in the world), was shot to death on May 28 when a 3 year old boy fell 12 feet (seemingly without injury as he was seen then splashing in the water) into the moat surrounding the Gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, after he refused to relinquish the boy (protecting him? – he seemed to ho...

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Beasts: What Animals Can Te...

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“Perhaps one central reason for loving dogs is that they take us away from this obsession with ourselves. When our thoughts start to go in circles, and we seem unable to break away, wondering what horrible event the future holds for us, the dog opens a window into the delight of the moment.”
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, Dogs Never Lie About Love: Reflections on the Emotional World of Dogs

“Questers of the truth, that’s who dogs are; seekers after the invisible scent of another being’s authentic core.”
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

“We need cats to need us. It unnerves us that they do not. However, if they do not need us, they nonetheless seem to love us.”
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