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Vegetarianism The topic of vegetarianism is one that is contested often as a battle of morality, as well as necessity. From a young age, we are told that animals are for our benefit, for the betterment of human society. But, as we develop our own identity, we can also form our own opinions on animals, and the moral and ethical ramifications of using them for our benefits. Animals can be used for many things, such as food, experimentation, pets and entertainment. However, it is debatable whether or not these uses are morally correct. Vegetarianism, in its most simplest of forms, is the objection of the consumption of animal meat. It is the view that animal flesh is more of a luxury than a necessity, and those who abide by it, choose to not participate in the consumption of animal meat for many reasons, such as, the environment in which the animal was raised and kept, the treatment they receive, and the often cheap labour that goes in to the mass production of animal meat. While these are various reasons for vegetarianism, often,
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