29 Sep '12, 11pm

3 Great Responses to People Who Question Animal Activism

3 Great Responses to People Who Question Animal Activism

If you’re an animal activist, chances are you’ve been asked the annoying question, “Why do you care more about animals than people?” With over three million followers, imagine how many times a day Ricky Gervais gets asked that on his Twitter account. The funny man has some answers. Feel free to use these any the next time someone asks you what could be a question that’s even dumber than “Where do you get your protein?” (Atheists like Ricky will especially love the first response.) Environmentalists will also be familiar with this question. For some reason, those who don’t have a soft spot for animals or the earth feel like if you are spending any time at all fighting for critters, you are in some way ignoring the pain and suffering of humans. Thankfully, Gervais—and all animal activists—are able to walk and chew gum at the same time. We can care about multiple causes at on...

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