Halloween Horrors are Just Another Day in the Meat Industry

This is a very insightful article about the horrors of meat industry written by my dear friend Barbara LaRue. Its too good not to reblog. She is a passionate vegan activist and an amazing writer.

Mercy for all Animals

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I love Halloween, and I know most people love it, too.

Maybe it’s the fact that on this one night we can let our freak out. 😀

We dress up to become someone or something entirely different than our usual selves and we gorge on candy and scare ourselves with tales of torture, scenes of horror, and images of death and darkness.

We do this as humans, of course, because it’s all harmless fun and it also allows us to face our worst fears and laugh them off.

Not so for the animals we raise for food, fur and entertainment.

These animals face horrors every single day of their miserable lives.

It’s standard operating procedure in the animal exploitation business.

They are beaten, intensely confined, violently slaughtered.

Factory farms and abattoirs are true houses of horror.

Don’t take my word for it–do the research yourself. My films section is a…

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Social conditioning and exploitation of lives – A reality check

In this materialistic world, there is a system in place that controls almost everything we do. It programmes us on what to think,  what to see, what to do and who to love, and who to hate.

It  makes people believe that it’s alright to see animals as commodities as humans are the most dominant species in the world, although we are not.

This system does more than just controlling. It socially conditions people to believe that animals are here for us to be used as we like. Tradition, culture, geography and religions determine the level of social conditioning, but by the end of the day it’s the system that controls everything in place. Continue reading “Social conditioning and exploitation of lives – A reality check”

But Why Not Dairy?

This is beautiful piece written by my friend Barbara Larue. Thought I would reblog the same for raising awareness among my followers and for them to spread the word out. Together we stand for animals.

Mercy for all Animals

mom and baby cow snuggles_1073febad64ef4c66b9105729f08401dIt’s a fair and often heard question, one I had myself several years ago.

“I like my cheese/ice cream/milk, etc. and besides they don’t kill the cows for their milk”.

That’s what’s normally expressed when someone wonders why people go vegan instead of simply vegetarian (vegan excludes all animal products and vegetarian excludes meat).

The heartbreaking truth is that dairy cows suffer intensely from an industry that exploits them mercilessly.

It all begins with the calf being born to cause the cow to give milk for her baby.

Because man has become accustomed to using the milk meant for the calf, the natural process of a mother nurturing her young is violated, with the baby being taken from the mother either immediately upon birth or shortly thereafter, much to the mother’s grief, anger and sorrow.

The mom will call for her calf and try to search for it, and her…

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