Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.
To me, it is one world, and the non-human animals bear the brunt of oppression and suffering.
A lot of people have culturally induced ethical blindness, but they can be cured!
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two things.
Being asked to support humane meat means being asked to support the suffering of animals in transport, to approve of treatment that causes them palpable fear, their bodies shaking and their eyes wide as saucers, as they are slung by their legs into crates that are slammed onto the back of a truck.
If you like to bake with eggs, you can substitute Ener-G egg replacer, bananas, tofu, or many other ingredients. You get the hang of it quickly enough.
The first organised opposition by women to women’s suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
PETA’s campaign should be included in school curricula. If we can open children’s hearts and minds to animals’ needs, teach them to treat a dog or a chicken as if they feel fear and love and pain – as they do – then they will grow up to understand that we are all worthy of respect.
Perhaps measuring animal intelligence by comparing it to human intelligence isn’t the best litmus test.
Pigeon racing is a lousy, greedy, and often unlawful activity. One thing that it is not is kind to birds.