You know, I don’t even care if livestock were treated with care before they were slaughtered, milked, or had their eggs taken away. The fact is that you took from them. They don’t owe you anything. You don’t own them or their bodies.
Why is compassion and altruism so rare in a species that claims to be so intellectually evolved?
Mrs. Beaver: It’s the world, dear. Did you expect it to be small?
Susan Pevensie: Smaller.
-The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, 2005.