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Are We Losing Our Humanity Because of the Way We Treat Godís Animals?
March 7, 2016

Monday, March 7, 2015

  1. Birds Slowly Suffocating
  2. This Weekís Famous Quote: C. David Coats
  3. No More Excuses
  4. It's Bad for the Animals and It's Bad for Humans
  5. This Weekís Video: My Dream

1. Birds Slowly Suffocating

Motherboard reports that nearly half a million turkeys and chickens have already been killed in Indiana after contracting a new strain of avian influenza called H7N8. The outrageous and cruel method used for killing this birds has drawn much criticism because it consists of farmers turning off the ventilation systems and water supplies in their barns, and waiting for the birds to slowly suffocate or overheat.

Please visit Why Nearly Half a Million Sick Chickens and Turkeys Were Suffocated this Week.

How shameful what we do to our fellow Earthlings! This clearly shows no mercy, not justice and no love to Godís creatures.

2. This Weekís Famous Quote

Isn't man an amazing animal? He kills wildlife - birds, kangaroos, deer, all kinds of cats, coyotes, beavers, groundhogs, mice, foxes and dingoes - by the million in order to protect his domestic animals and their feed. Then he kills domestic animals by the billion and eats them. This in turn kills man by the million, because eating all those animals leads to degenerative - and fatal- health conditions like heart disease, kidney disease, and cancer. So then man tortures and kills millions more animals to look for cures for these diseases. Elsewhere, millions of other human beings are being killed by hunger and malnutrition because food they could eat is being used to fatten domestic animals. Meanwhile, some people are dying of sad laughter at the absurdity of man, who kills so easily and so violently, and once a year, sends out cards praying for 'Peace on Earth.'

~ C. David Coats, Author of Old MacDonald's Factory Farm: The Myth of the Traditional Farm and the Shocking Truth About Animal Suffering in Today's Agribusiness.

3. No More Excuses

Raising animals for food is inherently cruel. Most farm animals suffer mutilations, and extremeconfinement; even in the best farms animals donít escape an early death. This is why more and more people are demanding new foods that donít involve pain and suffering, and companies are delivering. We now how an impressive array of plant-based milks and cheeses, and plant-based meats. However, some people have argued that these products donít taste the same as their animal-based counterparts. The response to them is culture-meat. Memphis Meats, a startup company, revealed its plans to produce beef and pork using cell cultures, which they eventually plan to debut at several Memphis-area barbecue restaurants.

Please visit The moral demand for cultured meat.

4. It's Bad for the Animals and It's Bad for Humans

The violence involved in raising animals for food undeniably affects those who have to do the job. Factory farm workers and slaughterhouse workers are deeply affected, psychologically and emotionally, by the nature of their work. Studies have shown that the rate of crime in communities where slaughterhouses exist is significantly higher. The pain and suffering they inflict on animals numbs their sensitivities. These workers become de-sensitized to the pain and suffering of animals, which is a short step from being de-sensitized to the pain and suffering of humans.

Please visit I stopped eating animals because of human rights.

5. This Weekís Video

What this video - My Dream - and be inspired to make the world a better place every time you sit down for a meal.

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