Are we really just eating meat to satisfy our taste buds or is it due to our primal instinct and needs. Check out Brandon Long’s post about vegetarianism to learn more.
God and His Lie of the Value of Animals
So why do people eat meat? “It tastes good” is the most citable answer but some people use the bible to back up their claims that animals are to be used as humans see fit. In Genesis 9:3:
“Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.”
Other lines seem ambivalent towards those who do not eat meat, and some make strange qualifications about what meat to eat and how. These are all antiquated and removed from the context of the bronze age, so perhaps we should create an ethic that is applicable to the modern world?
That people earnestly hide behind biblical lines like this to defend their claims about the soullessness or valueless of animals is beyond me. If you are convinced by the bible that animals…
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