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Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkVegetarian & Vegan · 1 month ago

Why do some people think animals are so clueless?

"Attributing higher functioning thought processes such as heartache to an animal is anthropomorphism. For example, saying 'milk is unethical' because 'the poor cow never meant to give that milk to you, but to her child' is anthropomorphic thinking; specifically, there is no reason to believe the cow is aware she lost her calf; that she is producing milk to feed said calf; that she feels anything other than relief when being milked, et cetera."

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  • 1 month ago
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    Some people think all kinds of things that don't make sense to other people.

  • Anton
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    1 month ago

    " ...  'milk is unethical' because 'the poor cow never meant to give that milk to you.... "

    Look up the term "Wet Nurse."  Hopefully you are now a little less clueless.

  • 1 month ago

    Say with me: "Animals are not clueless and they know what they're doing".

    There ya go, now you're less dumb.

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