Should you compare the mass farming of animals and their treatment to the holocaust
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Now, comparing this to mass farming of animals, it's general knowledge that these farms keep thousands of animals trapped in little small cages in which they feed them synthetic hormones. By now, we can find already a relation between both subjects. Giving that these animals are born to just die and cannot live a free life, a life that nature would want them to to live, we can say the same about the holocaust. Adolf Hitler did not give the people he killed a choice, the Nazi's captured the millions of people and kept them in concentration camps till they died. They didn't have a choice. Just like the animals that are victims to these mass farms of animals. When you add the part that they are drugged to later on die, I think that we can compare mass farming with the holocaust.
anthropomorphic -- ascribing human form or attributes to a being or thing not human.
In your argument you assume that just because the animals have been subjected to similar treatment to the millions of victims during the holocaust that it is the same. Well it is not. People can fell emotions that animals cannot - at least not to the same extent as us. Yes I do believe in animal rights but I believe more in human rights than animals rights. Very rarely will animals ever escape these cages. In the Holocaust there were many more survivors who have suffered from serious depression and mental illnesses because of it.
In your argument you have explained the comparison between the two subjects however you have not explained the why it is right to do it. You must remember to include whether it is morally right.
The Holocaust was a horrible event in which six million Jews were slaughtered simply because of their religion, and many additional people were also killed. It is far better to present the basic facts about why animal farming is wrong. It is wrong to make comparisons between the holocaust and the farming of animals because not only because of the previous reasons mentioned but because making comparisons like that is likely to upset holocaust survivors, Jews and people who have relatives who died because of the holocaust. The deaths of individual animals are not recognized today by humans or any species. People who have died during the holocaust who still have relatives are most likely to be missed and remembered today.
What happens is that they keep animals trapped for whatever time necessary and slaughther them once they are "ready". I don't think this is morally correct, as mentioned above, they don't feel as many but they do feel some emotions. With a quick research I can say that pigs share their hapiness and sandness and feel empathy towards each other. Just like pigs, I am sure there are plenty more and I think it is very selfish of us not being able to compare the holocaust with this mass slaughther. We feel sadness towards other humans becuase we know how to express our emotions and we understand each other and that is why we feel sad when we see holocaust's, mass murders or anything else. I do understand though that this is the way of life but not being able to compare both is just looking the other way, it's bad but we have learned to live through it and just say it's ok.
"The extermination of the Jews had no political or economic justification."
"The people who carried out the "Final Solution" were primarily average citizens."
"It was the only time in recorded history that a state tried to destroy an entire people, regardless of an individual's age, sex, location, profession, or belief.
ImTimmyEh forfeited this round.
To conclude this debate I would like to thank my opponent for accepting this debate and responding to most my arguments. Comparing the mass farming of animals to the holocaust is wrong because not only did the people who were killed/injured suffer, but even today relatives of these people mourn their deaths and are affected by it. It is true that some animals can feel empathy, happiness and sadness but they cannot pass down there sadness for generations to come.
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Vote Placed by tejretics 1 year ago
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