It is only descent to consume an animal once it reaches adulthood
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Through experience I have witnessed occasions of speculation that it is fine to consume an animal who has lived past it's childhood. However, It is indecent to consume an animal who has not reached a certain age.
These occasions represent the idea that it is only alright to consume an animal once it has suffered through it's childhood. An animal isn't as intelligent as a human. A human can plan out their life through routine and adapt using different methods. Animals also go off of instinct and routine but do not adapt in the way that humans do, if the routine is differed from their natural grounds meaning the wilderness, and said routine is composed of negative aspects, an animal would not easily adapt and just suffer through their time in imprisonment.
If you where an animal raised in a tight cage stuffed with other animals of your gender having no freedom, going off of routine knowing one day you would be slaughtered, would you rather live a horrific life of misery before your slaughter? Or would you just want your time on earth to end saving you from suffering before your slaughter?
If every time you consumed another living entity while these images ran through your head, which one would you agree with? Does this mean that an animal must suffer before it's death to make it more descent to consume?
For example, when a murder happens to an adult, people overlook it shortly after it is done, but if a toddler was murdered it would be a massive outbreak of reactions infesting the area. Now getting back to the argument.
There are many companies selling younger animals to be consumed, many are disgusted by this act and throw the idea away, I personally do not consume younger animals for the reason of overpriced for an undersized animal, but I am not disgusted. I am disgusted at animal cruelty and yes I am not helping the cause of animal cruelty by eating meat products but when people have a baby animal placed in-front of them then they immediately begin to take emotion as if it is only bad if a baby animal is consumed rather than an adult animal.
MrCode forfeited this round.
In conclusion, needless to say that the potential party involved in witnessing this type of consumption has overlooked the actual issue regarding the fact of the matter that the older an animal becomes through captivity the more torturous it's life has been which by default is much worse that consuming a younger animal.
Many companies sell the meats from younger animals as there are less fats in the body making it healthier and less salty to the pallet of the buyer. The vendor must overprice the market for these items because of the loss of money selling an undersized entity. The issue lies within the vendor not the consumer. People shouldn't care about the age of an animal when consuming but should rather discourage the abuse that the animals must go through previously before being placed in markets. Why must one suffer before having their lives ended? The market is not going down so why torture the inevitable?
I hope that the readers pose a proper and fair vote along with a short description as of why they have chosen who to pick as the victor. The opponent did not meet the standard expectations I have provided in round one. I was hoping for a more lively conversation, however am still satisfied with my argument. Thank you to the reader for reading through this debate.
MrCode forfeited this round.
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Vote Placed by lannan13 2 years ago
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