15 Mar '17, 4pm

Simon Amstell Causing ‘Carnage’ For Animals With His New “Mockumentary”: https://t.co/97uK6cBthR

Simon Amstell Causing ‘Carnage’ For Animals With His New “Mockumentary”: https://t.co/97uK6cBthR

It seems that Amstell is torn between respecting fundamental animal rights and maintaining a healthy base of supporters. What he doesn’t seem to realise is that there is a difference between judging an individual and judging someones actions. It is never okay to do the former, but everyone – vegan or non – does the latter. Indeed, it’s the only way social justice causes have ever prevailed. Some people wrongly judge the value of animals to be lesser than humans for the purpose of being used as commodities, and others judge the value of animals, as sentient beings, to be equal to any other sentient being in not being treated as a thing. We are all judgemental. It just seems to be the case that Amstell is more concerned about getting a few laughs and not alienating his audience as opposed to doing right by the moral value of animals. I wonder whether he would consider it app...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2017/03/15/simon-amstell-causing-...

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