What would you say if I told you that 100 million people were slaughtered today? What if I told you that another 2.7 million are killed yearly because they were thrown out of their home, and yet another 100 million more are killed yearly after being tortured, mutilated, and experimented on? And these numbers do not include the millions murdered for sport, entertainment, fashion, homelessness, at the hands of their own families, or from the invasion of their home or the destruction of their environment. Would you believe that (so far) today fifty nine entire races were wiped out from Earth and over six thousand this year? ("Live World Clock of World Population, Deaths, illness and injury incidence, energy, crimes and food production.”) What would you say to the slaughter of 150 billion people, yearly, to feed others who are more powerful? How would you feel if I told you that you support and take part in this holocaust? Substitute the word “people” for “animals”, and think.
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