Re: Theos-World Re: Whale slaughter...please enter "blog" comment.
Feb 09, 2008 08:58 PM
I think if we are able read and see cruelty and recognize what it is, that
is the very important first step. Many who watched the videos and saw what
was written may not have paid any attention to or recognition of cruelty.
Once cruelty is recognized, then each one of us can respond to the best of
Everyday, we read about the number of people killed and hurt by war and
other acts of Nations for varied reasons justified by politicians. Most do
not see or recognize the cruelty that man is perpetrating on other human
beings. Once we see the cruelty, each one of us can decide how to respond
and take action in our own way. We may not change the world or set right the
cruel practices in a day. But we have to make a start by not directly or
indirectly supporting these activities, instead of trying to put band aid on
the results of these activities. As time goes on, if more and more people
start recognizing the truth, then a day will come that there will be a mass
movement against cruel practices. Let us all start in our little way.
On 2/9/08, Cass Silva <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> We continually eat fear and lower our vibrations through consuming
> animals. I am hypocrite enough to admit that I thank the animal for giving
> up its existence for me, but it really is a band aid, if I was serious about
> the morality of it, I wouldn't eat the animal in the first place.
> Even in this day and age I am quite certain that when a cow is slaughtered
> none of its parts are wasted. I guess we grew up believing that our bodies
> needed this protein as well as being told that animals were put here for
> man's smorgasboard. Both are clearly lies. Yes we are savages, moreso,
> because we have developed intelligence, which doesn't seem to have made much
> adelasie <email@example.com <adelasie%40sbcglobal.net>> wrote:
> Interesting comparison, Cass,
> ...as barbaric as a savage eating the heart of a lion to transfer its
> strength to the eater.
> The "savages" might have known more than we do about the unity of all
> life. To pray to the animal to come so that the people might be fed,
> or the courage might be shared, to use all the parts of the animal
> for goods that would be made by hand, the only source of such goods,
> to express gratitude to the animal for its sacrifice, to face the
> animal on foot with hand made weapons, this presents quite a
> different scenario. Now we use technology to create weapons that no
> animal could survive. Do we use all the parts of the animal and waste
> nothing? Do we express our gratitude to another life form for its
> sacrifice that we may live? Do we kill an animal so that our tribe
> can survive? Or are we motivated by profit above all?
> It seems reasonable to realize that the Japanese are not the only
> nation engaged in some such activity. Maybe we are the "savages."
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