If you didn't already know, I have been working on developing a podcast with my friend Brandon Griffith. It has been rough starting out but we have decided to bring the podcast onto the blog in order to simplify everything. We plan to continue uploading videos on YouTube of the podcast in the future, however [...]
Living a "normal" carefree life can be kind of hard in this world. An individual can encounter obstacles one after another, whether they be internal or external. Sometimes, an external conflict can cause an internal conflict, in some cases, this conflict is low self-esteem. Self-esteem is defined as "confidence in one's own worth or abilities; [...]
If anyone has been following my blog, you know that it has been over two weeks since my last post. The reason for that is simple....LIFE HAPPENS. Between work and school it was hard enough to keep up with the blog and podcast that I have been working on, but a few weeks ago some family stuff came up. I have been driving back and forth between my home town and where I live, it has been very stressful and we are still dealing with things, so any prayer, good vibes, and patience would be appreciated. I will try to be getting back to my regular schedule over the next few weeks and have a trip coming up that I hope to document along the way and share some photos from.
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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Have you ever heard anyone mention their view points and it clashes with everything you have ever believed in? Does this mean their viewpoint is untrue or wrong? Throughout life you will always come across people with different views, it's just a fact of life. This, however, doesn't give anyone the right to put them [...]