Tags » Animal Suffering

In Memoriam

​Every year over 56 billion farmed animals are killed for food. That number is just for land animals, there is no real way to get an exact number for how many sea animals are killed every year, so their death is measured in weight. 917 more words


If We Could Eliminate All Animal Suffering, Should We Do It?

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

I’ve always enjoyed reading futurists such as Ray Kurzweil and crossover sci-fi writers like David Brin who are inspired by imagination. Savvy futurists envision how society could function differently and better, but prediction also helps make us aware of futures we might wish to avoid.  2,563 more words

Do animals feel pain?

Do animals feel pain?  Of course they do!  Just ask yourself this question: if animals can’t feel pain, then why do researchers test pain medication on them?  513 more words


Why I am a Vegan

People choose their diets for different reasons.  There are a fair number of folks out there who don’t really think about what they eat: meaning, they don’t give much thought to where the food comes from, its nutritional content, or the impact it has on themselves and those around them.  1,843 more words

Thought Of The Day. June 12, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day.
Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. 488 more words


“It is more important to prevent animal suffering, rather than sit to contemplate the evils of the universe praying in the company of priests.”

~ Buddha