Stormsmith wrote:...I've never seen a dog threaten a person,...
Either you are being obtuse here, or you don't get out much.
Dogs contaminate public spaces by intimidating 'strangers.'
Parks are for strangers, not for intimidating them.
AFAIK wrote:Babies are slaves because they're not human adults.
Children are slaves because they're not human adults.
Retards are slaves because they're not human adults.
In all of those cases, you are talking about members of our own species who require the care of their same species.
Dogs are a made-up species that has no survival skills, that was invented to protect private property, and to give the socially-inept a reliable (because totally dependent) friend.
You could do the same thing with humans by forcing docile dummies to procreate with each other incestuously, and they you would create a new 'species' of hard-working and clueless human slaves.
MK-Ultra was on that program, but Doggie-Ultra had already been there.
Magical thinking helps people to accept poor governance.
That's why religion and entertainment media are so popular.