08 Mar '17, 8pm

Please read: The Absurdity of Non-Vegans Picketing Animal Abuse : Ecorazzi

As per the animal welfare position, we are told that because animals are not sufficiently like us , they do not have an interest in continuing to live and so therefore we do no harm in depriving them of their lives. Even if this were the case (which it is not ), we would still have to face our own conventional wisdom dictating that unnecessary suffering and death is wrong. As discussed before, there is no necessity or compulsion involved in animal exploitation. And this is where the tension between the public’s default welfarist thinking and their conventional wisdom clashes. They recognise that unnecessary suffering and death is wrong, yet have been taught to believe that their speciesism is justified in light of the supposed differences between humans and animals for the purpose of being used as resources. On a superficial level, they already reject the default welfarist...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2017/03/07/the-absurdity-of-non-v...

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