I stumbled across this striking illustration of how silly the argument with the happy meat actually is. Even if the calf was joyfully jumping around in the short span of his life he didn’t choose death.
My diary of cow photos is slowly coming to an end.
I have over a thousand more shots on my hard disk but those were the ones I like the best. Besides studying them with the camera, I also painted some.
Speciesism involves the assignment of different values, rights, or special consideration to individuals solely on the basis of their species membership. The term is mostly used by animal rights advocates, who argue that speciesism is a prejudice similar to racism or sexism, in that the treatment of individuals is predicated on group membership and morally irrelevant physical differences. The argument is that species membership has no moral significance.
The haunting movie Earthlings visualizes speciesism pretty good.