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Unformatted text preview: consumed in traditions, such as Thanksgiving, where animals are eaten unnecessarily. Culturally, it has become the norm to have beef, pork, and other animals in the regular diet. We are capable of a healthy diet without the millions of animals being killed every year, but the way we are being raised to eat is surpassing the morals within us. Say humans killed every animal without giving them pain or suffering, should this be morally acceptable. Sadly this is not the case, but if painlessly ending their life is not morally acceptable than neither is killing a plant. Without killing plants or animals, survival is impossible for humans. This argument for human consumption of animals understates the fact that animals are conscious of their surroundings and are able to experience pleasure and joys in life. So humans killing animals for the focus of eating them is morally wrong, despite our culture and developed habits....
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course PHIL 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.
- Spring '11