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Statistics: a list of individual tragedies

How often do we look at statistics and get lost in the mathematics of bigger numbers and smaller numbers, more or fewer, comparisons and graphs. Look again. Every single one of these 74,171,872,986 was a unique individual – separate from … Continue reading

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‘Hardly ever’ and ‘only a drop’: why animal suffering is not scalable

How often do we hear it said, ‘I hardly eat any meat’, or ‘I only take a drop of milk in tea’? It is as if we consider that the level of misery that we demand as consumers can be … Continue reading

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Buying absolution by the kilo

There was a time when I used to buy the most expensive, ‘high welfare’, ‘free range’, ‘organic’ ‘meat’, chicken eggs and non-plant milk that I could afford. By doing this, I used to console myself that I was doing the … Continue reading

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