“Veganism Ignores Human Suffering.”

Even if true, this argument would not function as an adequate defence for eating animals. Nevertheless, it is used surprisingly often in this context. The argument holds that veganism as a worldview only cares about the rights of animals and excludes humans from its ethical considerations, and as such is inherently flawed.

“If We Didn’t Eat Animals They Would Overpopulate/Go Extinct.”

These are separate arguments that are often simultaneously held to be true by the same individuals, failing to realise they if either one were true they would be mutually exclusive. These arguments imply that it is acceptable to eat animals because it is the lesser of two evils; that if we did not eat them…Continue reading “If We Didn’t Eat Animals They Would Overpopulate/Go Extinct.”