25 Nov '11, 3am

@kitsune_shoujo No I'm not. Why is it alright to eat animals, but not to have sex with them? @inrsoul

@kitsune_shoujo No I'm not. Why is it alright to eat animals, but not to have sex with them? @inrsoul

"Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." - Isaac Asimov *** "Dancing with the octopus at Anilao" Last week, some people were expressing disgust that Nikon Asia had endorsed this picture as a "truly astounding shot" (the photo has since been taken down): While one may dispute the photographic merits of this shot, most people were more concerned about animal rights and one even claimed that he would report it to the WWF. This begs a very important question: "Why is it alright to eat animals, but not to have sex with them?" Or a more contextualised one: "Why is it alright to eat animals, but not to manipulate them for photographs?" The first question more incisively cuts to the centre of what seems to me to be one of the two most problematic aspects of most people's stances on animal rights (the other being "Cute animals are just as delicious as ...

Full article: http://gssq.blogspot.com/2010/05/why-is-it-alright-to-eat...

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