fredag 29 juni 2012

Ett oerhört starkt tal

Detta är ett av de absolut bästa tal jag har hört. Philip Wollen heter talaren som i en debatt framför dessa oerhört starka argument mot att äta djur. Hela talet finns transkriberat här.

Några citat:
10,000 entire species are wiped out every year because of the actions of one species.
We are now facing the 6th mass extinction in cosmological history.
If any other organism did this a biologist would call it a virus.
It is a crime against humanity of unimaginable proportions.

Poor countries sell their grain to the West while their own children starve in their arms. And we feed it to livestock. So we can eat a steak? Am I the only one who sees this as a crime? Every morsel of meat we eat is slapping the tear-stained face of a starving child. When I look into her eyes, should I be silent?

The peace map is drawn on a menu. Peace is not just the absence of war. It is the presence of Justice.

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