I'll just say now I'm vegan myself, but why do people think eating the meat is somehow much more of a reason to kill an animal than mere blood lust?
You don't need to eat meat. Someone could conceivably get more pleasure from killing than from eating meat; it doesn't make sense to see it as okay when you're eating it but immoral if you just enjoy killing.
- I agree, it's inconsistent to think it's okay if you eat it but wrong if you don't.Vote A
- I disagree, I don't see any inconsistency in that.Vote B
- This is above my head / see answersVote C
Most Helpful Girl
Because you're not killing it just for fun. It's for a purpose. Now veganism is something that you've chosen personally to persue, and I'm not gonna go into that, but technically humans are supposed to eat meat. We are omnivores, it is why we have both sharp canine teeth and the herbivore plant eating teeth.
Now some people believe that eating meat is immoral, usually it's because of how animals are generally treated in the whole farming business. However hunting for food cuts out that excuse. For some it is just killing animals all together, which yes for me it is sad, that these animals are dying for us to eat. But we are the only (carnivore/omnivore) species on earth worried about the morality of killing and eating another animal. It's a natural instinct for us to want to eat meat, we are designed to eat meat. Therefore we have an actual purpose to killing animals, it isn't just for fun, to take another life out of pure bloodlust, it's to both feed and nourish our bodies as they were intended to be. Humans were never supposed to be vegans. That's just a choice some people make.3
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Most Helpful Guy
Unless you're going and killing the animal with your bare hands, you're a huge pussy. Guns cheat the natural food chain. I'm not the least bit impressed by someone sitting quietly enough for some unsuspecting animal to wander into your range. And honestly, I think you have to be kind of a sick fuck to get enjoyment out ending another creature's life. Like how does that make you happy? Do you ever think that maybe you orphaned a bunch of baby animals that might slowly and agonizingly starve to death alone? Like I understand my place in the food chain, I'm an omnivore, I eat some kind of meat every day. But it's out of sight, out of mind, and these are animals raised for slaughter that don't have babies that will be left to fend for themselves in the wilderness. And then some people talk about population control, but if we get overrun with a certain animal, that's just what nature wants, and nature will take care of itself one way or another. This idea that it's up to humans to change the course of nature is absurd. I can't stand the humanocentric attitude that it's our world and everything else is just living in it at our behest and can be regulated due to our needs. That's the height of human arrogance.0