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The Unthinking Man's Case Against Backyard Slaughter

Hi Lazerclaire - Understanding death and promoting killing are two different things. I know plenty of healthy kids that know exactly what a chicken's breast is... That's why they are vegan and refrain from consuming it. The dignity will come when nonhumans are no longer treated as "things", property or commodities... When their lives are respected for the same value that each of us has for our own. Because I'm sure you know - They want to live just as much as you or I do! Besides... There are so many healthy choices without the killing - Wouldn't it be better for us humans to wash the blood from our hands as well?

Oct 14, 2011
Bea Elliott in Features

Don't Get Duped on Heritage Turkey

One could also opt for a compassionate holiday and leave the killing off their plate... No one "needs" to eat turkeys or any other animal in order to thrive. As we learn more, a plant based diet is the way towards better health... These birds (heritage or factory farmed) all wish to live no different than you or I or your cat or dog...

Nov 23, 2010
Bea Elliott in Features

Vegan Fluffy Buttercream Frosting

Thank goodness it has no "butter" in it! Every bit of butter has a tear and a drop of blood in it. The dairy industry is not what it appears to be... Calves are stolen in the middle of the night - Many go to slaughter with their umbelical cords still attached. The rest live short miserable lives in confinement to become "veal". The mothers too go to their killing at a fraction of their age - worn out, broken and full of pain. Don't fool yourself - There's nothing "kind" or "humane" in the dairy industry... Furthermore - Humans don't "need" cow's milk to begin with.

Nov 23, 2010
Bea Elliott in Recipes