Every now & then I think about this.
When I watch slaughter scenes in documentaries that are so gruesome they’re barely watchable. When I watch men gunning down elephants in Africa for no good reason and without an ounce of hesitation. When I watch men allowing thousands of fish, dolphins, sharks and other sea animals suffocate and die in front of them in a pool of red water, seemingly guilt-free.. I always think
WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE?
The men in the documentaries that are slamming baby piglets into the ground, kicking around injured & defenceless chickens and raping and pushing around cows that can barely walk.. The people who can bear to hear the high-pitched sound of a cow whose calf is being taken away from her. The people who operate the machines that renders millions of male chicks into tiny slobs of meat every minute.. I always think
WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE??
The ones who see the animals suffer, day in, day out. They see their pain, they hear their distress, they see the fear in their eyes. They see them living in atrocious conditions. They see them being abused, injected, raped, shocked, sliced. They see murder, day in, day out. A lot of them taking part in the murdering themselves.
So WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE??!!??
Who are these people doing these acts? Hurting these animals? Torturing and killing them? Who are they? Where do they live? How do they live with themselves? What do they tell themselves at night to justify what they are doing?
Surely if no man or woman could stand for this, it wouldn’t be happening. These companies would not be operating in this way. Sometimes we forget that we have the power, as the workers AND as the consumers.
If everyone refused to work these jobs, how would the companies get the job done? And if everyone refused to buy meat that comes from places like these (or meat overall), what would the companies do? They wouldn’t be able to make any money so they would not be selling it – aka, they would not be mass murdering thousands of animals every second.
Yet millions of people work in these meat slaughter facilities. And millions more buy these tainted meats. By doing so, we are letting this happen. If we’re not part of the solution, we’re part of the problem.
If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem.
Know what’s in your food. Know where it comes from.
Tasha K xx