Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue
You can’t love animals, and eat them too!
Did you know that PIGS are among the smartest animals on the planet, learning faster than dogs, dolphins and chimpanzees, having the intelligence of a 3 year old human child, such as excellent long-term memories, problem solving which requires logic (such as mazes), they understand symbolic language, love to play; know and recognise individuals and learn from one another; cooperate with each other, deceive and trick each other, can manipulate a joystick to move an on-screen cursor, can use a mirror to find hidden food; exhibit empathy and emotions for others.
COWS fall into a deep depression when their newborn calves are taken away from them. They mourn for days for the loss of their babies with heartbreaking bellowing and crying, and other cows try to help and comfort them. They also have excellent problem solving skills that involve logic.
The list goes on and includes all animals that are consumed by humans as food.
So, when someone says “I love animals, I have a dog”, while they continue to eat the flesh of other sentient, feeling beings – no questions asked, what they are actually saying is
“I only love specific animals of my choice, and I do not eat those specific animals. ”
think about it
do the right thing
This 4 minute video by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) draws a parallel between aliens, humans and animals in an entertaining and humorous way: