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You wouldn't eat your dog would you? What about eating another human? They are all composed of the same thing so why not?
It's because of values. Laws are in place to guide people. To deter people from doing wrong and if they do, there can be repercussions.
But good people don't need to be told not to kill other people - OR animals! And Criminal minds don't pay attention to the law anyway. Worst, sometimes laws fail. Innocent people are persecuted while the guilty are set free.
So what do we have left when laws fail? Values!
It's our moral compass that is left guiding us. There will never be a policeman at every stop sign telling you to stop perfectly, yet there are laws against rolling stops or not stopping at all.
There will never be a policeman there shadowing you wherever you go telling you NOT to kill someone OR there to protect you when someone else doesn't follow the law.
Only YOUR MORAL VALUES will guide you through this life. No one else. No one can tell you what to do. Not your parents, not your significant other, not laws, no one but YOU!
I'm not insinuating by any stretch, that we should not adhere to the law. I'm saying that there are people that don't and that there are people that adhere to the law without the necessity of being badgered to do so. This is "moral judgment"
In some countries, dogs and cats are considered a delicacy, if not a STAPLE in their diets! Conversely if you harm a cat or dog here in north America, you could be charged or imprisoned or both because there are LAWS against such actions here in north America. Those animals are PROTECTED under our laws.
So what happened to pigs and cows and sheep and chickens and even horses? "Factory Farmed" animals are not ONLY not protected from cruelty but rather the farmers and farm workers are protected by LAW against anyone trying to film what goes on in factory farms! (see Ad-Gag laws).
Most people can see that this is not right. This is not justice. Why do factory farms have to be protected under laws? Why do they have to be built out of sight of the general population? Why do they have to be hidden from public eyes? Why are kids not taught about this in school? Why do parents freak out when a teacher once proposed a class trip to the slaughterhouse?
Why do some tell their kids, they need to toughen up because that's life? This isn't life, this is death and cruelty.
Busting the MYTH
30 maybe 40 years ago, the common conception of a vegan was a skinny person that only ate grass, probably smoked it too.. usually accompanied by long hair, lived in communes, played guitars and hugged trees - eg hippies. (I don't see any bad news in that do you?)
The fact is it is NOT necessary for humans to be eating animals. If it were, then all the vegans and even vegetarians would be dead by now but fact is, Olympic athletes, strongman competitors, bodybuilders as well as regular people are all doing fine on vegan diets without the cruelty and co-lateral damage to the planet.
|Kendrick Farris US Olympic Weightlifter - vegan