09 Dec '16, 4pm

How The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Has Destroyed Veganism. #GoVegan https://t.co/ghJhuzWmAI

talking about veganism here. They are embracing an old ideology that has been around for hundreds of years and are merely using veganism as an outlet for it. Andrews seems to think that she’s on to something new, when the reality she’s merely regurgitating a form of welfarism that allows people to continue exploiting animals provided that they are mindful of “animal suffering.” She says that “perfect, after all, is impossible.” This is exactly what welfarist’s say who reject the moral value of animals as sentient beings with a right not to be commodified, and who maintain that a reduction in suffering is all we’re obligated to provide them. Andrews fails to grasp that while perfection is indeed impossible, the absence of perfection does not mean the absence of moral absolutes. We see this where humans are concerned. The absence of perfection in our endeavours to not cause ...

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