An Industry That Needs to Prevent Empathy

Mercy for all Animals

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Just about every human being has–or is capable of–empathy.

Those humans who are without empathy–who can’t feel mercy or compassion–are defined separately from the rest of humanity.

We call them sociopaths.

In fact, they are probably more accurately described as psychopaths.*

But the meat and dairy industries are masters at getting people to override their natural impulse to want to avoid harm to other feeling, thinking creatures.

These industries pour billions of dollars into advertising that promotes the consumption of animal products and makes it all seem harmless and normal, making sure to not show what really goes on behind closed factory farm and slaughterhouse doors.

Whenever I see a commercial that promotes meat and dairy, I think to myself: can you imagine if they showed images of suffering and dying animals?

Oops–there goes the business.

If every human who walked the earth was a Charles Manson or a Ted…

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