Thursday, October 19, 2017

Commerce

"They blink. They make noises," said Moreno. "The head moves, the eyes are wide and looking around." Still Moreno would cut. Some would survive as far as the tail cutter, the belly ripper, the hide puller. They die," said Moreno, "piece by piece." "In fact, if one person is unkind to an animal it is considered to be cruelty, but where a lot of people are unkind to animals, especially in the name of commerce, the cruelty is condoned and, once large sums of money are at stake, will be defended to the last by otherwise intelligent people."
--Ruth Harrison,
author of "Animal Machines"

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