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Obscene phrase of the day: ‘bred for eating’

Originally posted 1 September 2014, revised and links updated 31 January 2018 ‘bred for eating’ (variation: ‘bred for food’) ‘But surely you realise that they were ‘bred for eating‘?’  It’s a sentence frequently uttered triumphantly by those seeking to justify eating … Continue reading

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An apology to my companions – my thoughts

600,000,000 unique, special individuals, with minds and thoughts, hopes and hearts, needs, desires and preferences are abandoned by humanity every single year. Shelters are filled to bursting point and countless millions of sad, frightened and desperate nonhumans are slaughtered annually for … Continue reading

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Speciesism – changing the dialogue

  Scandals and horror We have all seen the frequent and sensationalist press releases about the contamination of various substances derived from the bodies of nonhumans. Examples range from the devastating results of routine antibiotic use and the impact that subsequent resistance … Continue reading

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