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Is eating meat ethically wrong?
Eating meat is wrong.
Many revered thinkers and spiritual leaders were vegetarians.
A vegetarian diet is healthier than an omnivorous diet.
Eating meat means accepting the cruel and immoral treatment of animals.
Eating meat is illogical.
Eating meat exacerbates global problems.
Modern meat production is harmful and immoral, and therefore eating meat is ethically wrong.
It's not ethically wrong since the definition of "ethical" is "a set of moral values and principles that guide the human conduct in the society". Knowing that, the larger part of society eats meat and doesn't see any problem in this. Thus we can declare it not ethically wrong.
It is natural for humans to eat meat.
It is equally ethical to eat animals as it is to eat plants.
A lot of animals are born and given a chance to live because of the meat industry. They also get all the food and water they want for them to be healthy. They might die sooner than normal, but at least it's a quick death and they get to live the best part of their lives.
About half of the world's farm land is pasture land, which is
for growing crops, and ideally used for grazing animals.
No major religion outright prohibits the eating of meat, even if restrictions are stipulated.
Not eating meat would harm the economy.
Humans have eaten meat for thousands of years, so it is a long-standing tradition.
The majority of people really likes the taste of meat.
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