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Is it morally justifiable to kill animals for meat?

Discussion in 'Serious' started by eddtox, 1 Oct 2010.

  1. Siwini

    Siwini What is 4+no.5?

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    What no BK?:confused:
     
  2. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    this question is flawed. it seems to imply the possibility that we can use live animals for meat.
     
  3. eddtox

    eddtox Homo Interneticus

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    No, it asks whether the moral negative of taking an animal's life can be balanced out (justified) by the benefit of having meat in our diet.
     
  4. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    well, that's what your question should have said.

    right now, it says "is it morally justifiable to kill animals for meat?" - in other words - "is it OK to take the meat we eat from animals we have killed?". Actually come to think of it, the answer to this is, it is the moral and correct thing to do. I mean, have you tried eating an animal alive? They don't half squirm.
     
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  5. Stewb

    Stewb New Member

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    You have reversed something there.

    "Is it morally justifiable to kill animals for meat?" = "Is it morally justifiable to kill animals in order to get meat?"

    Not. "We have killed an animal, is it morally justifiable to take the meat?"
     
  6. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    hmm... my attempts at satire are going unheeded.
     
  7. Malvolio

    Malvolio .

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    Don't feel too bad: I got a good laugh out of it. Not everybody has a sense of humour unfortunately - they're usually too tired and lethargic due to nutrient deficiencies from munching on boiled lintels all day...
     
  8. Stewb

    Stewb New Member

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    Oops, generally helps to read the first post in a string of a conversation :duh:
     
  9. Nexxo

    Nexxo Stopped treating this country as if it was his own

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    That's because you haven't knocked them over the head hard enough.

    *****.

    :p
     
  10. erratum1

    erratum1 New Member

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    Years ago I watched an Iraq execution video because I was curious, of course it was horrific and I felt sick but the sound was the exact sound that an animal makes when having it's throat slit in an abattoir.

    That sort of bleating like reflexes are still trying to make you breathe even though your dead.

    It just made me think that we are just animals and if their was a higher species we would be the ones being killed for burgers, and you know what ? They wouldn't give a toss.
     
  11. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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  12. eddtox

    eddtox Homo Interneticus

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    Great video - thanks. Doesn't say much for the question we're asking, but it's certainly very enlightening,
     

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