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Jun 1, 2007
 It is commonly noted that some who choose to take the habit of eating meat out of their lives or even better, all animal products because of moral choices, sometimes exhibit a 'holier than thou' attitude. I've witnessed it. It's not that much different than the attitude of those who feel strongly that abortion is wrong. It is often easy to feel so strongly that something is abhorrent that it's difficult to deal with opposing opinions. I can understand this.

What I find difficult to understand is why some who choose to eat meat, who refuse to learn of the torture that most animals eaten for food live through from birth to death are so easy to criticize and demonize those who don't. It's even more perplexing when those being demeaned are not trying to push their moral choices on anybody.



Is it a superiority complex that is the same one used to justify their carnivorous consumption or is it merely a fear that by facing the truth, to acknowledge the immense pain and suffering that they are responsible for, that they would then have to consider their own moral choices?



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Posted: Jun 1, 2007 6:14am

 

 
 
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