"Thanks for posting this. I agree with you that we all need to think about how our actions are contributing to the suffering of others. I'm sure that I'll be shocked by the number of people who are living in slavery as a result of the…"
And how many slaves work for you? Find out: http://slaveryfootprint.org/For just one horrible example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNpwIzeyjKQHuman rights are animal rights too, of course. It follows that products derived from the exploitation of humans are not vegan either. Avoiding them, persuading others to avoid them and including them in our activism is the morally consistent thing to do…See More
"Do you think the billions of "prey" animals that are eaten alive would agree with your views on "fairness" and "justice", Brandon? Do you think the predators would be opposed to their herbivorization if they knew what…"
"We don't have to tweak humanity's genome in order for it to be able to live on a vegan diet. What we have to do is change humanity's attitudes toward other animals.
If were obligate carnivores, we would be advocating the careful use…"
"Oh and by the way, I'm devoting half of my practical life to the spread of anti-speciesism and veganism and to the abolition of factory farms. But of course, I know nothing about what I'm doing and "animal rights and stopping cruelty…"
"Kerry, why don't you try and think about these things a little more carefully? Just try. Please.
No, that would be the worst thing to do, because only humans have the potential to abolish all the horrible suffering that goes on on this planet.…"
"Kerry, we have given several explanations as to the how. Needless to say, they must remain sketchy at this point. But we can do something about this. We could set up a big anti-speciesist research program (similar in scale to the Moon landing…"
""But the fundamental objection here is that it is entirely hypocritical to be saying that when it is not ethically right to do something to the human race, it is perfectly alright to o this to other species. Remember, there are percentage wise…"
Animal Rights Zone (ARZone) is an animal rights site. As such, it is the position of ARZone that it is only by ending completely the use of other animal as things can we fulfill our moral obligations to them.