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Yes, really. Speciesism. It’s hard enough to keep up with all the sexism and racism and ageism and classism and heterosexism and capitalism and imperialism and narcissim and collectivism… And now we’ve got speciesism.

Let’s use it in a sentence:

“We live in a world where we’re confronting speciesism.” ~ Pattrice Jones, auther, educator, and activist

What does it mean?

“…a prejudice or bias in favour of the interests of members of one’s own species and against those of members of other species.” ~ Peter Singer, Animal Liberation, 1975

This deserves a big fat facepalm.

Every time we eat we commit speciesism: favoring our temporary desire to quell our hunger while denying the member of another species (whether that be plant or animal or fungus) its entire life. Just die already you stupid anti-speciesists.

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