Argumentative Essay On Animal Cruelty

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Animal Cruelty Although meat has been around since the beginning of mankind most of us do not see the bad side of eating meat. Many animals are being mistreated day in and day out. Animals’ such as cows, chickens and pigs are poor helpless creatures that cannot fight back to save their life. Human beings should feel ashamed in what we do to animals. It is clinically proven that human can still live without eating meat. In my opinion farm animals should have rights and should not be eaten. After reading, “Equality for Animals,” by Peter Singer, I feel like eating meat is a terrible thing that we humans do. Singer quoted, “Meat is not necessary for good health or longevity” (Singer 178). In my point of view it is true because many people out in the world are still living and breathing well by being vegan or vegetarian; therefore we should try doing the same. Singer backs up his argument in his article by using the idea that equality is a moral idea not an opinion. Us human make farm animals lives miserable by keeping them in a cage all day as if they were some type of criminals. Most people can say that they would be willing to cut back on the amount of meat they eat or completely try to avoid eating meat to prevent animal cruelty. Generally speaking most of us think we cannot go a single day without eating meat. Many people act as if meat is the only source of protein. It is understandable that we humans need protein to help build muscle. But there are many other sources of

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