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Some animal activists focus their outrage on serial animal killers (hunters) while ignoring the greater horrors of the food industries and consumers.
I believe all sentient life is equally valuable. The number of victims of human hunters is likely less than a few hundred million annually, about the number of victims slaughterhouses will murder in the next day or two.
An animal in the wild is no more precious than one in a factory farm slave camp. And the wild creature at least lives in freedom before he is murdered.
Ideally, our goal would be to end any and all murders of our fellow Earthlings. That is a goal that will never be achieved as long as humans exist, so we work to minimize the horrors humans cause.
The most effective avenue would be worldwide social revolution, which would radically disrupt the slaughter industries and institutionalized slavery and exploitation.
Short of that, we must work to reduce corporate influence in government. In the US, the struggle is between capitalists in both parties, and the progressive wing of the Democratic Party, now being led by Bernie Sanders.
While Sanders is neither vegan nor anti-hunting, the policies he advocates will reduce the number of animals murdered by both government and industry.
• I am unaware of any other blog with the Armory’s mission of radicalizing the animal movement. I certainly hope I am not alone, and that there are similar sentiments being expressed by comrades unknown to me.
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• Feel free to comment. I encourage open discussion and welcome other opinions. I moderate comments because this blog has been attacked by hunters and right wing trolls. I approve comments that are critical as well as those which agree with me. Comments that I will not tolerate are those that are spam, threatening, disrespectful, or which promote animal abuse and cruelty.