Tag Archives: meat

Halloween – a spooky tale

Here comes Halloween again, with putrefying corpses, clanking chains and the tormented screams of the damned. Adults and children alike, scream and giggle with spooky delight, their nervous shivers of horror heightened by icy frissons of fear and chilly unease … 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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