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The Meat Paradox

"People who wish to escape the ‘meat paradox’ i.e. simultaneously disliking hurting animals and enjoying eating meat, may do so by denying that the animal they ate had the capacity to suffer" is the conclusion of a study led by Steve Loughnan of Kent University in the UK. It seems that it is thoughts and moral standards that people abandon first rather than changing their behavior, such as stop eating meat. By denying sentience to the animals they eat, they can rationalize their choice to continue eating misery.

To read the full article please search online for "Oh, I know animals suffer, but I love my steak": The self-serving resolution of the "meat paradox"

It’s sad to learn that human worldly desires can overcome ethics and compassion to such large extent. However, our Faith teaches us that by following Christ’s teaching we can manage these desires and instead follow God’s will, which in this case leads us to transition to a plant-base diet.

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