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Animals kill other animals for food, so why shouldn't we humans, too?

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Question: Animals kill other animals for food, so why shouldn't we humans, too?

Answer: Darwin’s "survival of the fittest" theory is certainly an accurate description of "nature’s law." But the animals who kill other animals for food do so because they have no choice in the matter. They would starve to death otherwise. We humans are lucky to have a choice. Millions of vegetarians the world over are proof that we won't drop dead if we stop eating meat!

We humans have a social order in our interactions with each other and with the animals we love and protect—animals like dogs and cats. A vegetarian diet extends this compassion that we have for domestic animals and the respect of the right to life that we give other humans, to all animals. After learning about the cruelties that go on in the average slaughterhouse or abbatoir, it would be very hard to argue that what you see is morally defensible. To see for yourself, visit MeetYourMeat.com.

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