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Why Weren’t We Told? – Clive Phillips

Clive Phillips, Professor of Animal Welfare in the School of Veterinary Science at the University of Queensland in Australia. Original article at Compassion For World Farming, http://www.philiplymbery.com/2014/10/why-werent-we-told/.

Can the public be excused for not knowing about the circumstances of food animal production? We were first warned about the inhumanity of using animals as machines 50 years ago, but dietary habits change slowly. Then intensive animal production was in its infancy. Now most of us live in cities and animals are crowded into sheds far away, and the public rely mostly on the media rather than first-hand knowledge for information about farming. • • •

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Book Extracts / Articles (Informal Selection)

Critical thinkers worthy of the name ought to be concerned with all of the following issues. Rather than rehash what is all over the net, I’ve just provided some links to a few concise and longer explanations of key concepts pertaining to veganism.

Veganism, it should be emphasized, is not just about diet, it is an act of boycotting, it is a political and social justice movement.

Key Texts:

Selected Others:

Overviews

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Vegetarian/Vegan Starter PDFs

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