Go vegan! What’s your excuse?

Go vegan! What’s your excuse?

A public advertising campaign promoting a vegan lifestyle is currently on display on billboards and public transport in Ireland. Eden farmed animal sanctuary, a non-profit organisation, Matilda’s Promise and the Animal Rights & Vegan education Centre, are working to spread their vision of the abolition of animal use.

The campaign is intended to run throughout November, in support of world vegan month. While similar ideas have been promoted publically in recent years this, in terms of the size of the campaign and the unapologetic judgment it exhibits, it is the first of its kind to reach such a wide audience on a daily basis. The adverts focus on not only the harm caused by the meat industry, but also the lesser known horrors that are caused by the consumption of dairy and eggs. The campaign, which features lines such as “milk: a mothers tears” is extremely evocative, and struggled to launch in the age of restriction and speciesism.

Essay On Mccarthyism While promoting a healthier lifestyle is currently very popular, the reminder of where a lot of the food comes from and the price the animals pay is far less so. The demand for empathic engagement from the animals pictured makes it hard to ignore the message. The murder of animals for something so unnecessary in today’s world is impossible to justify.

Dublin has arguably fallen behind other capitals in respect of their vegan community now look to be a few steps ahead. Even Guinness is getting on board; the Irish brewery recently altered its filtration to remover fish bladders from its Dublin plant, making their famous beer vegan friendly. In the age of supply and demand more and more businesses and products will be forced to adapt to the changing times.

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  1. Yang Jin Bang Masters Thesis Jessica, great article……and thank you for using the correct term, murder, because that’s exactly it.
    You ask, “What’s your excuse?” Well my excuse “was” Gee I just never thought about it. Well we can no longer use that excuse….not in this day and age. And really, if you saw someone kicking a dog would go and hand him money? I know I don’t want to give my hard earned money to ANY animal abusers.

  2. 1. Nonhuman animals feel pain, pleasure, fear and other sensations. If they feel these sensations, then they have an interest in not being used merely as a resource for human pleasure, amusement, or convenience.

    2. There is no necessity for human animals to intentionally exploit nonhuman animals and cause them to suffer or die except our own enjoyment of the taste of their flesh/secretions and the convenience that animal exploitation affords us. Humans have no dietary need for flesh, dairy, eggs or honey:

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    Help Writing Name We have no need to use animals for clothing; we have no need to use them for entertainment; not only is it morally unjustifiable to use animals in bio-medical research, but more humans suffer and/or die when we do so than if we didn’t use animals at all:

    http://www.abolitionistapproach.com/vivisection-part-one-the-necessity-of-vivisection

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    3. When something is unnecessary except for our trivial pleasure or convenience and that thing causes some being (for example, a nonhuman or human animal) to experience pain, fear or other kinds of suffering, then the harm being done to that being’s interest in their continued survival, freedoms, or not suffering is more important than our interest in our own mere pleasure, amusement or convenience.

    4. We claim to believe in “fairness/ethical/moral consistency” as a “moral good”, which means we believe in treating similar cases similarly when it comes to ethics/morality. In other words, if we believe it’s wrong to beat a human child for no good reason because they will suffer from a beating, then we should also believe that it’s wrong to beat a dog, cow, or chicken for no good reason because the nonhuman will also suffer.

    Www.paragraphwriting.com So, if we value moral consistency at all, which means we treat similar cases similarly, the minimum and only criteria needed to include nonhuman animals in our moral sphere (meaning we believe we should not harm them at all for no good reason) is that they feel pain, fear, and other sensations, since that is the minimum criteria we use to include humans in our moral sphere.

    http://www.travelio.net/?personal-statement-for-work Personal Statement For Work 5. Any characteristic that humans claim to have that we claim makes us morally superior to nonhuman animals cannot be factually proven to be a humans-only trait. Unless we can prove that we are morally superior to nonhuman animals, any argument that we claim justifies intentionally harming and exploiting nonhumans can also be used to justify humans intentionally exploiting other humans:

    https://legacyofpythagoras.wordpress.com/2015/02/07/are-humans-superior

    Paper Presentation On Operating System This means that if we personally are in favor of violating nonhumans’ right to be safe from being enslaved, raped, tortured or killed by humans then we have no claim that we ourselves should be safe from having those same things done to us by other humans. Any argument we try to use to justify harm to nonhumans can also be used successfully by other humans to justify harming us in those same ways.

    Hire Dissertation Writers 6. If we accept premises 1 through 4, our ethical/moral obligation is to either a) cease any actions that intentionally cause unnecessary suffering and death to other beings such as nonhuman and human animals, in which case we can claim that our interests in avoiding the same harms should not be dismissed without due consideration, and we can point to the fact that this is because we are morally consistent, or b) admit that we are not morally consistent and that any human who wishes to dismiss our interests in avoiding the same harms without due consideration is also morally justified in doing so.

    Conclusion: If we don’t stop intentionally exploiting nonhumans to the best of our ability, all the things we consider atrocities and major problems in the world will never end. We also will not be able to consider ourselves truly morally consistent people. To stop intentionally exploiting nonhumans completely means Abolitionist Veganism.

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