22 Jan '17, 10pm

Who Could Be Blind to Racism?

The definition of “speciesism”: the assumption of human superiority leading to the exploitation of animals. It has nothing to do with species of plants. Unlike humans and most species of animals that we routinely exploit for food, clothing and other purposes, plants are not sentient. Anyone defending murder with the “carrots feel pain too” argument would be locked up in a mental institution. Most people have the common sense not to make such unfounded and dishonest argument when it comes to human rights, but when it comes to animal rights, in the speciesist world we live in, everything goes. In response to the argument that God gave us permission to eat animal products, here is an excerpt from the book Eat Like You Care: An Examination of the Morality of Eating Animals by Gary L. Francione and Anna Charlton: “…In Genesis, we are told that God created the world and gave “do...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2016/11/22/who-could-be-blind-to-...

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