He is one of the lucky ones who has managed to find himself at a
sanctuary, rather than the dinner plate. He has been lucky enough to
have his rights fullfilled, his personhood restored, and the chance to
live out the remainder of his life free from harm.
Sadly, he is an
extreme oddity. 53 Billion animals (not including fish, which easily
doubles that number), no different to Bill - no different to us - are
tortured, subjected to slavery, and then killed for our consumption
every year from meat, dairy, and egg industries.
Lets break it down.
This means that, for our convience, habit, and pleasure, 1680 animals,
no different to Bill - no different to us - are killed every SECOND.
each second that goes by, 1680 non-human persons are sentenced to death
for nothing more than trivial want. There is no need. We do not need
animal products to live healthily. Indeed, a growing number of health
specialists are saying that animal products are extremely bad for our
It makes no difference whether there’s a lamb rack on
your plate, or a hard boiled egg. It mades no difference whether you
chew on a chicken leg before bed, eat cheese and crackers, or drink a
glass of milk. All animal products have come from a tortured and
enslaved being, working as a machine for human ends, with premature
death as the only reward.
The faces of these slaves are never seen,
the screams from the abbatoir never heard, the prisons of our captives
never thought of - the voices of these enslaved persons are never
Study the face of our friend, Bill. We must realise
that every single one of the 53 billion we torture each year, differ in
no way to him. They share the same desire for life as bill - the same
desire we have - they share the same want as bill not to be harmed -
the same want we have - and they share the same desire not to be
tortured and used as someones property - again, the same desire we have
The answer to this is quite simply, Veganism. There
is no reason to support the continuation of this hollocaust-like
tragedy on animals, which is something that is pervasive within our
society today, something that is not even thought of - something that
has been there for a long time, but yet so incredibly wrong.
the face of Bill, and be filled with the knowledge that, whatever
animal product is on your plate, in your glass, or on your body - the
non-human person behind that mask was no different.