Re-Defining The Role Of Animals In A Post-Carnivorous Society

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Veganism is fast becoming the lifestyle of choice, globally. Consumers are increasingly shunning meat and other animal products in favor of healthier and more wholesome choices.

Walk down any high-street and you will find hordes of vegans, all proudly wearing bright vegan T-Shirts with bold decals like ‘Meat is Murder’ or ‘Vegan Loving.’ This is to eulogize their way of life to the uninitiated and advertise the fact that they are morally superior to the rest of society. It turns out that science is on their side, too. Accredited scientists all agree that red meat causes cancer, worsens climate change, and is generally a terrible thing. Why kill innocent animals or exploit bees by stealing their honey when plant-based foods exist which are far more nutritious?

The Vegan Society reports that, in the UK alone, the number of vegans have increased fourfold over the past ten years. If the present trajectory continues, a post-carnivorous society could be a reality by 2033. Most people are simply incapable of imagining a world where humans and animals are reconciled forever, and have equal rights and responsibilities. And yet, such a world is not only possible, it will soon happen. Think of pre-apartheid South Africa and those who scorned at the idea that a better future was possible. Well, they’re not laughing now.

Whilst we welcome this exciting news, it means that we need to begin planning for such a society now.  We know from the Iraq War that a failure to win the ‘hearts and minds’ of ordinary Iraqi people cost us dearly in the aftermath. Disillusioned with the moral and financial bankruptcy of post-Saddam Iraq, many men of fighting age became radicalized and joined ISIS. No right-thinking individual wants to create a second ISIS, only this one involving animals. Far better to have crocodiles and sharks on our side than the contrary. There is all the more reason then to reach out to animals now, not only to regain their trust but also to get their ideas and creative input so that they can help in defining their role in a post- carnivorous society. After all, they are best placed to know what sort of future they want.

The reality is, however, that most animals will notice little tangible difference in a post-carnivorous world. Those living in the wild will presumably be content to continue to do so, although some urban migration is to be expected. They will, however, be required to step into line with humans and also become vegans. We will pass laws requiring all living species to adopt vegan lifestyles, which will come as welcome news to the wildebeest community who have long been oppressed by lions. For those who scoff at the idea that animals would willingly forsake meat (“because it’s in their nature”), we point to the example of grizzly bears, who most certainly have become vegan out of choice. As many in the accredited media reported yesterday, “grizzly bears have stopped eating salmon in favour of elderberries after being forced to make a choice due to climate change. Warming temperatures meant that the berries are ripening earlier than usual, at exactly the same time as the freshwater streams on Alaska’s Kodiak Island are overflowing with sockeye salmon.” If grizzly bears are happy to eat elderberries in preference to salmon because they know meat causes climate change, why wouldn’t a lion sit down with a wildebeest over a tofu sandwich?

The future of animals which are presently farmed is a trickier question. Sceptics object that the continued existence of these animals is intrinsically linked to their being farmed which, in turn, requires consumers to demand and eat meat. The naysayers claim that, absent a demand for meat, Farmers would stop feeding cows, lambs, chickens etc. and they would then soon die of hunger. In the short run, we believe that such animals should be paid a living wage and given grants, which they can use to feed, clothe and educate themselves and basically adapt to a post-farming world.

In the longer run, animals could play an even fuller role in society. What is to stop them providing child-care services, for example? There are many examples in history of so-called ‘feral children’ being raised by wolves, gorillas (see featured image) etc. They are clearly capable, therefore, and just need to be given the responsibility. Dogs already enjoy active employment in many fields (e.g. guide dog, search and rescue, sniffer dogs), but what about cats? We will only know what their limits are when we give them a chance to show what they can do. Only a close-minded speciesist bigot would claim they could never become doctors, for example.

Ultimately, a post-carnivorous world will be what we make of it. The possibilities are endless.

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Black Lives Matter

Eating meat is man’s original sin. Once meat is banned, war will stop too. Although Hitler was a vegetarian, he didn’t embrace full veganism.

MillionDollarBonus

Hitler wasn’t a vegetarian, despite what the facts suggest, because he was a right wing extremist. Just like Ayn Rand, Margaret Thatcher and Anne Coulter are not feminists, despite being womyn of significant achievement.

Shitty
Shitty

Did you see a Vegan like Jennifer Connelly? Please feed her or shoot her

Anon
Anon

In an unsung oversight, Socialists refuse to brag about the victory of Socialism over FAT.

What I am referring to is

The MADURO DIET

Where Venezuelans, under Socialism, have lost something like 20 lbs of disgusting fat PER PERSON in just the last year.

How GREAT is that!

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-16/maduro-diet-venezuelans-suffer-drastic-weight-loss-hunger-crisis-strikes

“When we say people are eating from the garbage, we are not joing, it’s our reality… people don’t have enough to eat.”

#fake-news

Anon
Anon

The caring reporters of CNN

MillionDollarBonus

What an excellent article Pbier. Chimpanzees actually score higher than humans on many intelligence tests, as this video shows, so why shouldn’t they be given the vote?

That Telegraph article, written by a womyn of course, was fantastic, but unfortunately all of the comments disagree with it, further highlighting the need to ban comments and feedback of any kind on accredited news sites, unless of course they have a state of the art flagging system like the AT.

Anon
Anon

I believe that the comparison was against those of 100% monkey descent.

I have no opposition to having an IQ test as a basis for having the right to vote.

We can include such questions as

What does USA stand for.
What do the stars in the flag stand for
What do the stripes in the flag stand for
Who was the first President

and last but not least what does KFC stand for

#remove-comment

Anon
Anon

Why do I get the feeling that the 100% descendants of monkeys running this loony bin don’t know what the stripes on the US flag stand for.

Anon
Anon

What does the Old Testament say about worshiping the sun, moon or stars

The Moon and Star (Baal’s symbol) is the symbol of Muslims

Deutoronomy 17.2

2 If a man or woman living among you … has worshiped other gods, bowing down to them or to the sun or the moon or the stars in the sky, 4 and this has been brought to your attention, then you must investigate it thoroughly. If it is true and it has been proved that this detestable thing has been done in Israel, 5 take the man or woman who has done this evil deed to your city gate and stone that person to death.

Anon
Anon

In yet more news

Texas has a law that doubles penalties for looting in an emergency.

Captured looters are now looking at a future of FREE ROOM AND BOARD at the BIG HOUSE from anywhere from 5 years to life.

How GREAT IS THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anon
Anon

As we are still in a carnivorous society

Black Flies Matter
Black Flies Matter

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