Speciesism: If you aren’t angry, you aren’t paying attention

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This blood stained brand still looks painful even 4 days later  Photo: Sea Shepherd This blood stained brand still looks painful even 4 days later
Photo: Sea Shepherd

Sourceall-creatures.org
By Kathleen Stachowski,Other Nations

Now I know what you’re thinking – it’s not healthy to live in a state of perpetual, seething anger. And you’re right. That’s why I routinely alternate my seething anger with abject despair. Let’s take a gander at just a few episodes in that wildly-profitable, long-running series, “It’s a Speciesist Life.” But beware: you might end up seeing what others of us can’t un-see, and that changes everything.

If you aren’t angry, it’s possible that you aren’t concerned about speciesism. If you are concerned about speciesism but you’re not angry, you probably aren’t paying attention. Because lordy, speciesism is everywhere and so thoroughly normalized that it’s invisible in plain sight. Once you’ve seen it, though, you can’t un-see it, and then you’re screwed. Because how do you fight an…

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