It is truly unfortunate for the ox that we, in the center of the capitalist world, at the very moment we developed a plough with no need for an ox developed an equally sophisticated machine in the abattoir. Continue reading
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A little less than a month ago Gary Francione posted to his site, Abolitionist Approach, a very short post entitled No Third Choice. Francione’s first paragraph: There is veganism and there is animal exploitation. There is no third choice. If … Continue reading