ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS ON THE KILLING OF ANIMALS, IDEAL KOSHER PRACTICES, DIVERSE RELIGIOUS VIEWS, AND ATHEISTS ON VEGETARIANISM

A very thorough presentation of vegan and vegetarian and Kosher understandings on the killings of animals. The tone of the article is inviting and the information is excellent! Please direct your likes and comments to The Burning Heart’s site: http://konekrusoskronos.wordpress.com/2014/08/10/ethical-considerations-on-the-killing-of-animals-ideal-kosher-practices-diverse-religious-views-and-atheists-on-vegetarianism/#comment-1436

Kone, Krusos, Kronos

The Garden of Man

“The blood is the life, and you shall not eat the life with the flesh.”

Deuteronomy 12:23-24

The Torah gives precise details on how animals are to be sacrificed

and slaughtered (shechita). According to Rabbis Shlomo Ephraim Luntschitz

and Abraham Isaac Kook the complexity of these laws were intended to

discourage the consumption of meat. Kashrut may also be designed to remind

Jews of the magnitude of the task undertaken in killing a living being.

Peter Singer Ethical considerations for Vegetarianism

“The case for vegetarianism is at its strongest when we see it as a moral protest against our use of animals as mere things, to be exploited for our convenience in whatever way makes them most cheaply available to us. Only the tiniest fraction of the tens of billions of farm animals slaughtered for food each year—the figure for the United States alone is nine billion—were treated…

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