On a New Level of Absurdity in the Slaughter Business
JUNE 20, 2009
While plenty of people pay attention to the question of what it means to raise an animal humanely, far fewer stop to consider the notion—and the ostensible paradox—of humane slaughter." And though being hauled to their death on a bulldozer is terrible, any other form of slaughter at the hands of another, on that other's timeline and terms, is nevertheless slaughter. And perhaps that "better" will distract the reader from the undeniable fact of the unjust slaughter.