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Rachel Hoff's Blog – August 2011 Archive (1)

Does Raising and Slaughtering Your Own Animals Make You Violent?

To me it almost seems like a dumb question because we do raise our own meat animals and we're not violent at all. In fact it makes us value life more. We always make sure an animal goes as quickly and painlessly as possible and then we thank it for the life it gave us to sustain our own and honor it when we eat it.


But I've recently been seeing the violence argument a lot. One woman, at a community workshop, standing next to my husband, who does most of our slaughtering, made…


Added by Rachel Hoff on August 14, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments



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