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Your Voice: Stop animal cruelty, go vegan

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By Varda Mehrotra. PROMINENT philosopher Peter Singer said, “A prejudice or attitude of bias in favour of the interest of members of one’s own species and against those of members of another species, is called speciesism.” Varda Mehrotra Why do we consider animals inferior to us? Why are we proponents and supporters of speciesism? We say that their ability to think is not as developed, they can’t innovate like us, animals don’t experience a wide range of emotions, and they can’t communicate like us. But there is no universal standard for these abilities among the humans either. Not all people can be scientists, philosophers or historians and not all can compete at…

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