Professor Francione puts it best here. Also, I’m testing Facebook “Embed This Post” feature. Post by Gary L. Francione: The Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights.
via Prof. Gary Francione’s Facebook page update: This morning (from the U.K.): A wonderful book. One of the reviews mentioned that rather than to persuade the reader of your position,…
The Dalai Lama eats animals, and having people kill animals for him to eat is the opposite of compassion.
A vegan diet provides a consistent, clear and truly compassionate framework built on honesty, healthy eating, love and, yes, even on justice.
The act of exploiting animals is often justified as a “personal choice,” but personal choices stop being personal when they affect others.
Treatment does not need to be “worse than” to be wrong. Let’s use our options, not individuals.
Eating flesh and non-human milk are unnecessary. Because these food items are not necessary, they are entertainment. Buying steak at a grocery store which also sells beans and fresh vegetables is no more defensible than stomping on a box of kittens.
People think plants are strange but guzzling breast milk from another species is normal.
Most cereals have five times the amount of B12 that half a chicken breast does. You really do not need to eat animals ever again.
Willful ignorance is like taking morphine rather than removing your hand from the stove, as if in a state of paralysis. The burning is knowing we can help someone with very little effort on our own parts, and not doing it. The paralysis binds us to our own suffering, and will not depart until we take action.