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Joined: 2010/4/6
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 Re: Why we eat animals...

Hi, Christiaan

We eat animals because sin came into the world. Answers in Genesis has a great article on why humans and animals suffer - that pre-fall, both were vegetarians.

Do I eat meat? Yes. But I eat it with thanksgiving, knowing the price - life - that was paid. I once produced corporate/industrial films, and after touring slaughterhouses, I can testify to the fact that animals truly do suffer and die needlessly horrific deaths. As Christians, we only buy our meat from local farmers who provide a good life and good death for their beasts. It's all part of stewardship. For us to eat factory-grown and factory-slaughtered meat would be a sin, I guess is another way of stating it.

Prov 12:10 A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

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