Thought Of The Day. March 12, 2016

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Today’s Thought:


Our current system is worse for animals than Germany was for Jews, by several orders of magnitude.



Author’s Notes:

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7 thoughts on “Thought Of The Day. March 12, 2016

    • You seem to add whatever connotations you wish to other people’s words. I was quite specific in my article. I abhor Islam, not Muslims. Here are the operative words in the article. I’m curious how you manage to cavalierly change their meaning: “I abhor all slaughter. I abhor all religions which require and practice animal sacrifice. Santeria, orthodox Judaism, Armenian Orthodoxy, Hinduism. Any religion which teaches such barbarism is my enemy. Islam murders more animals than all the world’s religions combined, by orders of magnitude.”

      Similarly outrageous is making convoluted assumptions that have nothing to do with immigrants. I personally do not give a shit who works in slaughterhouses or why. Were it within my ability, I would happily shoot down everyone in the chain pf slaughter. No xenophobia involved.

      Still waiting on the apology.


  1. True that, but you know you can’t say that in polite company. It will always be interpreted as racist and anti-semitic, never mind that it’s obviously just a fact, and one that needs addressing. People may have enough empathy or imagination to picture themselves as a Jew in Nazi Germany, but rarely enough to feel what an animal goes through in a factory farm, slaughterhouse, lab, circus, or any other of the countless areas where mankind puts other species through hell on a mass scale. Truth is hard for the human race to face.


    • Comparing the suffering of animals in slaughterhouses to the suffering of Jews in Nazi concentration camps is not anti-Semitic; indeed it was first suggested by Isaac Bashevis Singer, who lost relatives in the Holocaust. But Roland’s assertion that the Nazi concentration camps were not nearly as bad as slaughterhouses comes very close to Holocaust denial, especially when viewed in the context of his call for organizing armed right-wing militias and his frequent expressions of hatred for Jews, Muslims and immigrants.


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