...possibly much to your surprise, I agree with some of what you said
here. I'm not going to start slinging labels and imputing motives
...While I am a vegetarian [vegan when i can swing it], being "humane" is not my concern in the matter. My main objection is that in contemporary social structures, significant acts are divorced from the process by which they are made possible. ...more on this in a later post called "tactical matters"
> The beef industry should clean up its act as far as the method of
> slaughter is concerned. .........(Recently a boy in the midwest was
> swinging a live pig around and round, bashing its head. It was
> to be killed for a dissection in a class. He was suspended until
> they found out he was imitating some of the standard procedures in
> the local slaughterhouses). Now all that that implies disturbs me
> too.......But after that is done the activists will still be yelping
> because being humane is not their true agenda. Their true agenda is
> to establish a neo-marxist environmental agenda with it's political
> correctness at the heart of their little make-believe utopia. It is
> environmental fundamentalism and it is akin to religious
> fundamentalism. Both suck. Both hate progress.